Crews called to chemical spillage

Fire crews from Mansfield, Ashfield and Hucknall attended an industrial unit following a chemical spill on Friday (23rd August).

The incident happened at around 11.15am at the Sherwood Business Park, in Little Oak Drive, near Newstead Village.

Approximately 40 litres of chemicals had spilled within a two-storey building.

The services environmental protection unit also attended the incident and firefighters had to wear special chemical suits to enter the premises.

Thetre are not believed to have been any injuries caused by the spillage and firefighters left the scene at around 2.30pm.