Fire crews called out to oil spill near Hartlepool

Fire crews had to deal with an oil spill on a busy road near Hartlepool today.

Friday, 21st September 2018, 9:15 pm
Updated Friday, 21st September 2018, 9:22 pm
The A1185 near Hartlepool. Copyright Google Maps.

Officers from Stranton and Billingham stations rushed out to the A1185 at Seal Sands where the road meets the A689 shortly after 2pm.

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The oil was spread out for about 100 metres following the spillage.

The crews had cleared the road of oil a short time later.