North East Wales

Kronospan chemical spill: North Wales Fire and Rescue attending

Firefighters have been called to a chemical spill at a wood panel factory in Wrexham, North Wales Fire and Rescue Service says.

A tanker caused the spillage at Kronospan Ltd on Holyhead Road, Chirk, at 10:06 BST on Thursday.

Kronospan is the UK's only fully integrated producer of wood-based panels.

The Environmental Protection Unit and and crews from Chirk, Llangollen, Wrexham and Deeside attended.

Firefighters were called to Kronospan, which employs 600 people, last October following a blaze in two storage areas.

There were also were three fires at the factory in June and July last year.

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