Burnaby firefighters respond to mercury leak at Douglas Road business
at the light industrial complex near the corner of Norland Avenue and Douglas Road.
"There was a mercury spill when a gaugegauge wholesale Capitals cheap jerseys
broke," said Fletcher. "It appears the spill occurred both inside the building and outside. . We are treating this as a small hazardous materials incident. Everybody has gotten out safely and we believe nobody has been exposed."
Fletcher said he wasn't sure of the exact amount of mercury that was spilled, but he expected firefighters to spend atat Capitals jerseys china
least two hours attending to the incident.
Members of the Burnaby hazardous materials team had been undergoing training at Eileen Dailly pool in North Burnaby when the Douglas Road call came.
Fletcher also advised Toyo employees that firefighters were able to contain the mercury spill.
Douglas Road was closed off to traffic while firefighters attended to the scene. ambulance paramedics were also on scene, although they were there mainly for precautionary reasons. Burnaby RCMP members were on scene as well, but they were mainly taking control of the traffic diversion.
Employees of Toyo Pumps were waiting outside the yellow police tape, but did not want to comment about what happened inside the building.
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