Man hospitalised following ‘chemical spill’ in Linton
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A man was taken to hospital after reports of a chemical spillage in Linton today (Wednesday).
More than a dozen fire crews were called to a premises in Cambridge Road at about 12.30pm amid reports of a spillage.
More than a dozen crews attended the scene, including pumps from Cambridge, Burwell, Sawston, and St Neots, alongside colleagues from Holbrook, Clare, Haverhill, Ixworth, and Newmarket, from Suffolk.
A spokesman for Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service said: "Firefighters arrived to find a male casualty being treated by ambulance staff after a small chemical spillage. He was taken to hospital as a precaution.
"Working with on-site staff crews isolated the spillage and made sure it was captured by the internal drainage system."
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The crews left the scene by 2.45pm.
A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Service said: "We sent an ambulance and ambulance officer to Linton shortly after 12.20pm following reports that a man had suffered injuries.
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"Crews treated one patient at the scene before transporting him to Addenbrooke's Hospital for further assessment and care."
It is understood the man's injuries were not serious.