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Firefighters attending chemical spill at Melbourne Airport

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30 Jan 2015
MFB crews are attending a small chemical spill at a transportation yard in Link Rd, Melbourne Airport.

Two workers have been affected by fumes leaking from a pallet of mixed chemicals and treated on scene by AV before being transported to hospital as a precaution. There is no danger to the public.

Workers at the site have been evacuated while MFB crews working in breathing apparatus and Chemical splash suits work to isolate the leaking container and determine the chemical involved.

The MFB specialist Hazardous Materials Unit is on scene with with the MFB Scientific officer also in attendance.
Police and AV are on scene.

ATTENDING APPLIANCES
Pumpers: 4
Other units: 4

NUMBER OF FIREFIGHTERS: 27

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