Leyland petrol station cordoned off after car fuel leakage

A petrol station was cordoned off by police after a fuel leakage scare this afternoon.

Saturday, 20th March 2021, 5:13 pm
Morrison's petrol station, Leyland

The incident took place at Morrison's petrol station, Olympian Way, Leyland.

Emergency services were called at around 12.20pm.

A spokesperson for Lancashire Police said: "A car had just filled up and was leaking fuel onto the floor.

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"We've put a cordon round the petrol station while we dealt with it."

Firefighters drained the vehicle's fuel tank.

"They drained the fuel tank and the car was recovered one-and-a-half hours ago," said the spokesperson.