Eastrea woman treated by paramedics after breathing in ammonia due to fridge leak
PUBLISHED: 09:55 18 October 2018 | UPDATED: 09:55 18 October 2018
An Eastrea woman had to be treated by paramedics after breathing in ammonia that leaked from a fridge.
Police officers along with a Cambs Fire and Rescue Service crew and a team of paramedics were called to the incident at just after midnight today (Thursday October 18).
Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus entered a property and discovered an ammonia leak from a fridge which was then removed.
One person was treated at the scene by paramedics due to breathing in ammonia.
Ammonia is a compound of nitrogen and hydrogen with the formula NH3.
The simplest pnictogen hydride, ammonia, is a colourless gas with a characteristic pungent smell.