Fire crews called to HGV leaking fuel at rush hour

A HOLE in the diesel tank of a HGV required an emergency response on Friday morning. Firefighters were called to the junction of Winwick Road and Cromwell Avenue at 7.30am after reports of a vehicle leaking fuel. The HGV had parked in a bus lane and a quantity of fuel had leaked onto the ground.

Firefighters used specialist paste to stem the leak.

Warrington Borough Council and Highways England were informed.

Firefighters were in attendance for 20 minutes.

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