Diesel Leak at a factory in Epping

12 people were treated for breathing difficulty this morning following a diesel leak at a factory in Epping Industrial, in Cape Town.

It is understood that diesel had spilled from a boiler, and workers were affected by the fumes. ER24 paramedics said that when they arrived on the scene they found the affected employees outside the factory. The employees were assessed and treated, those needing further care were transported to various hospitals for further medical care.

The cause of the leak is to be further investigated.