Chemical leak alert at Magna Park

Emergency services attend the chemical leak at DHL on Hunters Boulevard at Magna Park near Lutterworth.'PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER
Emergency services attend the chemical leak at DHL on Hunters Boulevard at Magna Park near Lutterworth.'PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER

Three people were taken to hospital as a precautionary measure after a chemical leak at Magna Park in Lutterworth.

The leak happened at Magna Park’s DHL site, with Leicestershire’s Fire and Rescue service called to the scene at 2.55pm on Tuesday.

Firefighters isolated the leak and were able to leave at about 5pm.

The minor leak of ammonia was linked to units used for cold storage at the site, the Mail has been told.