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ONGOING: Booths Hill Road In Lymm Closed

Three fire engines are in attendance, one from Birchwood, one from Warrington and one from Salford 

Shortly after 1pm firefighters were called to a report of an unknown substance having spilt onto the forecourt of a disused car wash on Booths Hill Road in Lymm, Warrington.

On arrival crews discovered that a quantity of the liquid had entered the drains.

They informed the Environment Agency and began carrying out investigations.

2:15 UPDATE

Fire crews have closed the road on Camsley Lane as a result of the spillage.

People living nearby have been advised to stay inside and keep their windows and doors closed as a precaution.

2:45 UPDATE

Firefighters wearing specialist suits have investigated the spillage.

It is believed that the liquid is a cleaning product.

Firefighters are awaiting a specialist company to confirm what the substance is.

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