Fire crews called to oil spill

Fire crews called to oil spill

Fire crews called to oil spill

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Firefighters were called to an early morning clean-up after gallons of used cooking oil spilled out on to the road.

Crews arrived at West Street in Brighton at about 3.30am today to find an oil slick several metres wide.

An East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: “There were big 25 litre drums that had been stacked up outside a building and at least three had been knocked over accidentally, “There were already people there when we arrived who had started to try to clear it up and stop it spreading.

“We spent about an hour there scrubbing the road and clearing away the mess to make it safe.”

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3:01pm Sun 1 Jun 14

Mr chock says...

ohh whoops 3 .30 am on a weekend in west street ..wow the fire brigade had to waste there time clearing up this a little bit of local knowledge would have proved valuable here " west street full of disco going folks and 3 massive "oil drums " .. what can possibly go wrong there ....ummmmmm when would they have been collected BTW ?
ohh whoops 3 .30 am on a weekend in west street ..wow the fire brigade had to waste there time clearing up this a little bit of local knowledge would have proved valuable here " west street full of disco going folks and 3 massive "oil drums " .. what can possibly go wrong there ....ummmmmm when would they have been collected BTW ? Mr chock
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