Hazmat incident at Auburn

Published: 19th February 2009

Firefighters from Silverwater, Guildford, Hazmat specialists from Greenacre and Alexandria and the Duty Commander responded to a Hazmat incident in Auburn this afternoon. Crews arrived in eight minutes to find the employees of the two level building evacuated. Fire crews in protective suits had to deal with paint and acid that had been spilt on the top level of the building. Crews placed the mixture into recovery bins while Ambulance Paramedics checked several staff. Police are carrying out further investigations.