Bucks Fire and Rescue dispatched to Wing after hazardous material leak

The emergency services have been called to Wing after a leak.

By Thomas Bamford
Monday, 9th November 2020, 4:09 pm
Updated Monday, 9th November 2020, 4:12 pm
Bucks and MK fire and rescue were dispatched to make the scene safe
Bucks and MK fire and rescue were dispatched to make the scene safe

A fridge has been leaking freon, which is an extremely dangerous substance.

Freon is a tasteless, mostly odorless gas. When it is deeply inhaled, it can cut off vital oxygen to your cells and lungs.

Fire and rescue services have had to use gas tight suits to make the scene safe.

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They tweeted earlier:

"There is currently an incident in Wing involving a refrigerator leaking Freon.

"Crews from Aylesbury and Leighton Buzzard and an officer are attending.

"Gas-tight suits are being worn"