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Haverhill: Fire crews called to chemical reaction

15:32 18 December 2012

Firefighters called to chemical incident

Firefighters called to chemical incident

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FIREFIGHTERS are at the scene of a chemical incident in west Suffolk.

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Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service were alerted to an incident at a commercial building in Little Wratting, near Haverhill, at 3.10pm.

Two fire crews, a command unit and a support pump were sent to the scene and found that two chemicals were reported to have mixed together and caused a reaction.

A statement from Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service said: “All chemicals are contained and the fire service are currently in talks with management on site to decide what the best plan of action is.”

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