27 Jan 2010

Worker injured in South Auckland chemical spill

10:46 pm on 27 January 2010

One person has been treated for burns following a large chemical spill in South Auckland.

The Fire Service says a 200-litre drum of the solvent propyl acetate leaked at a business on Plunket Avenue in Manukau.

Fire crews are cleaning up the spill on Wednesday night and a staff member from the factory has been treated at the scene.