Firefighters investigate 'ammonia leak'
at Isleport Business Park
than 30 firefighters from across Somerset rushed to the Isleport
Business Park in Highbridge on Saturday afternoon, October 15th,
amid fears that an ammonia leak was underway.
alarms at the Brake Bros factory had been activated and staff
requested the attendance of the Fire Service.
fire engines from Burnham, Bridgwater and Taunton attended, along
with specialist appliances from Taunton, Street and Bridgwater.
crews evacuated the building and engineers were called to assist.
Four gas-tight suit wearers entered the building, but no trace
of ammonia was found.
afterwards, at 6.25pm, the crews learned that a power surge had
set off the alarm system and there was no leak.