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Chemical Site Hit By Blaze

September 19, 2008

A BLAZE has ripped through an Ellesmere Port chemicals manufacturers.

The fire service was called to the Oleotec base in Rossfield Road, Rossmore Industrial Estate at 2.24am today after a fire broke out in the company’s warehouse.

Police were also in attendance and secured the site as a potential crime scene.

Five fire crews attended, along with the Hazardous Materials Unit from Warrington.

Nobody was hurt in the incident.

Meanwhile, four fire engines and a platform ladder were called to the closed Mobil Oil plant in Birkenhead yesterday.

Firefighters spent seven hours at the blaze at the disused oil processing plant on Wallasey Bridge Road which broke out shortly after 5pm.

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