At approximately 7pm on Thursday 13th December emergency services were alerted to a fuel tanker having gone on its side on the A38 at Tideford.
A large quantity of fuel spilt from the tanker resulting in the road being closed.
A Specialist Team have been in attendance to decant the fuel from the stricken tanker into containers which is now known to be in the region of 3500 - 4000 litres. The Fire Service is remaining in attendance ensuring the scene is safe. This operation is expected to continue for a considerable period and emergency serves are working hard to make the road safe.
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