Chemical Spill United Automation Wight Moss Way Southport (VIDEO)

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Chemical Spill United Automation Wight Moss Way Southport

The emergency services were called to United Automation, Southport Business Park, Wight Moss Way, Kew, Southport, at approximately 3:40pm this afternoon (Friday 4th April 2014) following reports of a chemical spill.

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They arrived on scene within minutes to find all employees had evacuated the builing.  No-one was injured, but nearby businessess were advised to stay indoors and keep their doors and windows closed.

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OTS understands that two bottles containing ferricholoride and antiaony trioxide were dropped on the floor and caused a small explosion inside the building.

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The spill has been contained and emergency services remain at the scene.

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An investigation is underway.

United Automation design and manufacture high-quality electronic products ranging from compact dimmers to large industrial control panels.

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