Exmouth firefighters mop up after van overturns at Woodbury

EXMOUTH firefighters were on Thursday called to Woodbury when a commercial van overturned at Pine Ridge.

EXMOUTH firefighters were yesterday called to Woodbury when a commercial van overturned at Pine Ridge.

A male driver wason Thursday released uninjured by a passer by.

The fire service said the road was closed for several hours.

A fire brigade spokesman said: "The van contained paints and thinners which leaked onto the road.

"This was contained by Exmouth firefighters using special absorbent pads.

"The Highways Agency used a gritter to treat the road.