Four people treated by ambulance crews after ‘suspected chemical leak’ in Elm which led to Gosmoor Lane road closure

Four people were treated by ambulance crews yesterday after reports of a suspected chemical leak in

Four people were treated by ambulance crews yesterday after reports of a suspected chemical leak in Elm led to a road being closed. PHOTO: Fenland Police. - Credit: Archant

Four people were treated by ambulance crews yesterday after reports of a suspected chemical leak in Elm led to a road being closed.

Four people were treated by ambulance crews yesterday after reports of a suspected chemical leak in

Four people were treated by ambulance crews yesterday after reports of a suspected chemical leak in Elm led to a road being closed. PHOTO: Fenland Police. - Credit: Archant

Fire and ambulance crews from Wisbech, March and St Neots were called to Fenmarc Produce Limited on Gosmoor Lane in Elm Part at 2.17pm.

“They arrived quickly and evacuated the building as a precaution,” said a Cambs Fire spokesman.

“Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus entered the premises to check for any spillages using specialist monitoring equipment.

“Nothing was found and the site was left with the on-site team.

“Four casualties were treated by ambulance crews, three of whom were discharged with no injury.”

Fenland Police tweeted at 4.18pm: “Gosmoor Lane, Elm closed due to ongoing multi-agency incident. #Roadclosed.”

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The fire crews returned to their stations by 4.55pm.