Firefighters called to chemical spillage near Red Scar Business Park

Millennium Way. Courtesy of Google Maps.
Millennium Way. Courtesy of Google Maps.

Fire engines from Preston were called to an incident after a five-litre vat containing cleaning chemicals had burst.

The incident happened today (January 24) in a van in Millennium Way, Preston, at 12:40pm.

A spokesman from Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service said: "Preston firefighters dealt with an incident at which a 5-litre container of cleaning chemical in the back of a van had burst."

The driver of the van had inhaled fumes and was taken to hospital for a check-up.

No-one else was injured. ‬