22 Dec 2012

Mount Maunganui chemical spill

10:27 am on 22 December 2012

One person has been taken to hospital after a chemical spill at a factory in Mount Maunganui.

The spill at the waste-management plant, Transpacific, on Truman Road occurred at around 4.30pm on Friday.

Emergency services at the scene were not immediately able to say what the chemical was.

The person overcome by fumes was taken to hospital.