Two in hospital after ammonia gas leaks from fridge at Minehead home
Two people were taken to hospital this morning after being exposed to ammonia from a leaking fridge at a Minehead home.
Firefighters from the town were joined by a crew from Williton at the property in Parkhouse Road shortly before 9am today.
Crews confirmed a leak of the refrigeration gas, and removed the fridge while using breathing apparatus and a gas detection monitor.
The building was ventilated, and two casualties were treated for immonia inhalation by ambulance staff at the scene before being taken to Musgrove Park Hospital in Taunton.
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