Emergency services rush to major hospital after chemical leak as paramedics treat two
Emergency services have rushed to a major hospital after a chemical leak as paramedics treat two casualties.
At least four fire engines have been seen at Royal Hampshire County Hospital in Winchester this evening.
And ambulances were seen parked away from the hospital’s emergency department, ITV reported.
A spokesperson for Hampshire and Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service told the news site: ‘We were called at 17:42 this evening following a small chemical leak at the Royal Hampshire County Hospital in Winchester.
‘The area has been evacuated and two casualties have been assessed by an on-site team.
‘Crews from Eastleigh, Redbridge and Romsey are currently on the scene working to contain the leak and clear the affected area.’
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