Latest News Headlines
On-Air Now
Listen Live
Facebook

Fire crews remove hazardous materials after Freeport fire

Tue, 23 Jan 2018


Fire crews were called to tackle an incident involving hazardous materials at the Freeport in Ballasalla.

Officers from Castletown and Douglas attended the scene shortly after 3.30pm yesterday.

The incident started with a fire in a processing plant at the Freeport, with operatives managing to put the fire out before firefighters arrived.

However, the risk of a chemical reaction restarting the fire meant crews had to work for two hours to remove the hazardous materials and make the area safe.

Bookmark and Share

 

 

Subscribe to get Energy FM News direct to your mobile device

You can get Energy FM News delivered direct to your mobile device using one of the following methods.

  • In the Apple News App on iOS search for Energy FM IOM and then just add it to your favourites
  • In the Google News & Weather App just search for Energy FM and then add us as a customised section
  • If you use an RSS Reader then just add our feed to your app, click here for our news RSS feed