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Fire response to ferry chemical spill.

Merseyside firefighters cleaned up after a recent chemical spill at a ferry terminal.

Nine crews and three specialist units were called to 12 Quays terminal in Birkenhead, Merseyside, after a road tanker began leaking phosphoric acid.

Firefighters had to use full protective suits and controlled the leak by placing a boom around the tanker to keep the terminal open.

No-one was injured in the incident and fire crews worked with the Environment Agency to clear the acid. …

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