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12:01 PM

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22/09/2021

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Wooburn Green

12:01 PM, Wednesday 22 September, 2021

Incident involving chemicals

Glory Mill Lane, Wooburn Green

One appliance and crew from Beaconsfield, one from High Wycombe, one from Windsor Tinkers Lane, one from Gerrards Cross, and a support unit from Marlow attended, along with three officers.

Two chemicals had been mixed, causing a chemical reaction.

The site was evacuated. Thames Valley Police helped keep cordons in place.

The firefighters used two sets of breathing apparatus and gauntlets. They removed a 25-litre chemical container, and used positive pressure ventilation to help clear fumes.

Four people were assessed by South Central Ambulance Service.

A plant room has been closed off, and the incident left with the site owners to arrange for the mixed chemicals to be removed.