Tests carried out after suspected leak at petrol station

Firefighters investigated the leak at the petrol station. Picture: Google Street View
Firefighters investigated the leak at the petrol station. Picture: Google Street View

Firefighters launched an investigation after concerns there was a leak at a petrol station.

Crews from Leigh and Atherton were called to the petrol station at Sainsbury's in Leigh amid reports of a smell of petrol in the kiosk.

A specialist vehicle from Ramsbottom also attended to carry out tests with detection and monitoring equipment.

Two people were suffering from the effects of the fumes but declined hospital treatment.