One person injured after chemical leak at Burnham-On-Sea home
person was taken to hospital after a chemical leak at a property
in Burnham-On-Sea on Saturday (July 14th).
crews from Burnham and Bridgwater were sent to Louvigne Close,
Burnham at 12.53pm after reports of chemicals leaking.
"Household cleaning chemicals had been accidentally mixed
together and the products were gassing off into open air,"
a fire spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
used two breathing apparatus to search for the chemical containers
and made them safe."
also carried out forced ventilation to ensure the property was
casualty was conveyed to hospital suffering from the effects of
inhaling the gas, added the spokesman.
Burnham fire crews using breathing apparatus