Firefighters clean up 5,000-litre multi-coloured ink slick in Kent


Greater than 5,000 litres of brightly-coloured ink spilled throughout a web site in Kent in an incident firefighters likened to an episode of Artwork Assault. 

Fireplace crews rushed to Howard Hunt Group premises in Dartford to scrub up the spill and cease in from getting into the water system. 

A photograph of the spill launched on Friday exhibits a swirl of blue, yellow and pink ink leaking from a row of 9 containers. 

Firefighters used clay mats to cowl close by drains to cease the ink from contaminating the native water provide. 

Kent Fireplace and Rescue tweeted: “This is not Artwork Assault… that is what crews had been offered with when attending a spillage of ink in Dartford.

“Firefighters labored to make sure ink did not go into drains and enter the watercourse.

“Defending the surroundings is a key precedence.”

The reason for the leak is being investigated. 

Obligation of care was left with the positioning proprietor after firefighters left the positioning on April 20, in keeping with local media reports


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