Upper Hutt police station closed after diesel spill

Source: 1News

Upper Hutt police station is closed today following a diesel spill at the premises last night.

A police officer (file image).

The station was evacuated at about 6.30pm yesterday, after diesel leaked from a generator in the basement.

Police said in a statement that "the site will be cleaned and ventilated today before it can be re-opened".

"Anyone in the Upper Hutt area requiring police is advised to call 111 in an emergency and report non-emergency information to 105.

"We thank the public for their patience and understanding."