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Truck overturns in West Pennant Hills

Published: 17th March 2009

This afternoon firefighters from Beecroft, Eastwood, Hazmat specialists from Greenacre and the Duty Commander responded to a truck accident in Pennant Hills Road, West Pennant Hills. A truck had overturned spilling the load it was carrying which included an oxy acetylene cylinder. Fire crews established an exclusion zone and police closed the road while a detector was used to confirm that the cylinder was not leaking. After checking that the cylinder was not compromised it was placed in water. The truck was removed by a recovery vehicle and the road reopened.