Sheffield & South Yorkshire

Fire crews called to chemical leak at Sheffield factory

Dozens of firefighters have dealt with a chemical incident at a factory in South Yorkshire.

Crews were called to Betafence, a wire manufacturer on Shepcoate Lane, Sheffield, on Sunday morning to contain hydrochloric acid leaking from a tank.

A fire service spokesman said no-one had been injured and workers were evacuated from the premises.

A cordon was put up around the factory and about 30 firefighters were called to the scene.

The fire service said the incident ended at about 1930 BST on Sunday.

Related Internet links

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites