Updated: Chemical spill closes Longwarry road
 Baw Baw News  

By // 16:59, Tuesday 29 October 2013

longwarry food park emergency services 2 by william kulich for the warragul citizen

A CHEMICAL spill at the Longwarry Food Park has caused the closure of Mackay Street as CFA crews clean up.

Pictured: emergency crews at the Longwarry Food Park today. Photos by William PJ Kulich.

UPDATE (0042 30 October 2013): The CFA has given the all clear after the spill was contained this evening. Mackay Street has been reopened for normal use.


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CFA and police vehicles from around Gippsland arrived at the street at around 2pm and foot and road traffic is being diverted.

The Baw Baw Shire Council said no reports of injuries or damage had been made and residents have been allowed to remain in their homes.

An exclusion zone of 800m downwind of the cleanup area is in place.

longwarry food park emergency services 1 by william kulich for the warragul citizen

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One response to “Updated: Chemical spill closes Longwarry road”

  1. Maria says:

    How do I find out when we can go back to our homes? I was informed to stay away when trying to get back in…that would be great if anyone can help..Thanks..:) I hope all the workers and residents are alright…