Chemical spill from lorry parked at M6 Forton Services (Northbound)

Date: 04/02/2019

Time: 12:24:00

Address: M6 Northbound, Forton Services

Incident Number: 1902001042

The driver of a lorry parked up at the service station alerted emergency services to a liquid chemical leak from a container on his vehicle. Firefighters from Garstang, Bispham and South Shore have attended and a cordon set up around the vehicle, with the Northbound services closed temporarily until the incident has been dealt with. There are no casualties and firefighters are containing the spillage ready for safe disposal.

Update: at 2.13pm Garstang’s fire engine and crew remain on site awaiting collection of the bagged residue of the spillage for safe disposal.