Major chemical spill near Timaru, New Zealand

Chemical Spill Alert

The Fire Service has set up cordons and is using hazmat gear to clean up an 800-litre chemical spill near Timaru
Emergency services were called to the spill at a property on Meadows Road in Washdyke shortly before 1pm.
 
The building where the spill was located has been evacuated.
 
A Fire Service spokesperson said firefighters were wearing hazmat (hazardous material) suits.
 
It was not known what the chemical was.
Courtesy of radionz.co.nz

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