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8:16 PM

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Little Chalfont

8:16 PM, Monday 13 June, 2022

Strong smell of ammonia in utility room

Park Grove, Little Chalfont

One appliance and crew from Amersham and one from Gerrards Cross attended, along with an officer.

A strong smell of ammonia was detected issuing from a domestic utility room. One man and one woman were out of the building when the firefighters arrived.

They used:

  • Two sets of breathing apparatus
  • A gas monitor
  • Small tools
  • Gauntlets
  • A positive pressure ventilation fan
  • An environmental pack

The smell was believed to be coming from a refrigeration unit. The unit was removed and the property ventilated.