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Chemical spill at Southend Hospital

Prittlewell Chase, Southend
29/06/2020 @ 15:27
Incident Number: 125758
In attendance: 2 x Southend, 1 x Leigh, 1 x Hawkwell, 1 x Basildon


Firefighters are currently at the scene of a chemical spill at Southend Hospital.

On arrival, crews reported that there had been a disinfectant spill and are working with scientific advisors to make the scene safe.

Station Manager Marc Diggory said: "We have isolated the area while crews work to clean the spill and dispose of the liquid safely. There is no threat to the wider public."

UPDATE

The scene was made safe by 6.02pm.

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