Fire crews called to chemical leak at Sheffield factory


Dozens of firefighters have dealt with a chemical incident at a factory in South Yorkshire.

Crews were called to Betafence, a wire manufacturer on Shepcoate Lane, Sheffield, on Sunday morning to contain hydrochloric acid leaking from a tank.

A fire service spokesman said no-one had been injured and workers were evacuated from the premises.

A cordon was put up around the factory and about 30 firefighters were called to the scene.

The fire service said the incident ended at about 1930 BST on Sunday.

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