Fire crews called to chemical leak at Sheffield factory
- 8 August 2010
- From the section Sheffield & South Yorkshire
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.