Truck spills 140 litres of cooking oil on road in Saltney

A huge amount of cooking oil has been spilt in Saltney after a truck shed its load. Firefighters were called at 1.46pm today (Thursday, November 7) to River Lane to deal with the incident. The fire service reported that a number of gallon drums had come off the lorry and hit the road, spilling everywhere.

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A total of 140 litres of cooking oil was spilt at the scene and it needed to be contained as soon as possible.

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The crews had to use special equipment to soak up the oil and prevent it spreading.

River Lane in Saltney close to Asda store.

The railway bridge over the lane has one lane closed after new and used cooking oil was spilt after barrels fell off a lorry. Photo by Ian Cooper

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