14 Jan 2017

Chlorine spill closes supermarket

7:38 am on 14 January 2017

A supermarket north of Auckland has been evacuated after a chemical spill.

Emergency services were called to the spill at the Countdown supermarket in Warkworth at 5.30am.

The fire service said three tubs of chlorine spilt in a bin and were releasing fumes.

Three fire trucks and a HazMat chemical truck were at the scene.

Neville Street in Warkworth has been closed.