Fire Crews Called to Chemical Fire in Reading

fire crews called to chemical fire in reading

Early,Berkshire Thursday 20th April 2017 Fire crews from Three station across Berkshire were called to a hazardous chemical leak and fire this evening.
The incident happened at Moog Components Group on the Sutton Business Park, and involved a chemical called Ferric chloride that had leaked from a pump and had caught fire at the manufacture facility.
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The fire service said that crews tackled a small fire after chemical leaked from the pump that is used to clean Printed Circuit Boards

Fire crews were at the scene until shortly after 8pm.

South Central Ambulance also attended the scene and tweeted that there were no casualties.