1st August 2021

Fire crew called to petrol spillage on Lambrook Road in Taunton

The Fire Service were asked by police to deal with a petrol spillage on Lambrook Road in Taunton at 11:34 this morning (Thursday).

One fire appliance from Taunton attended and upon arrival, crews discovered a petrol powered contractors wacker plate overturned.

The leak was stopped by righting the equipment and a small amount of petrol had been absorbed by soil.

The fire crew used a gas monitor to check the adjacent property where occupiers mentioned a smell of fuel but no dangerous levels were recorded.