Emergency services have rushed to a hospital in Winchester following a chemical leak. The area was evacuated by the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service (HIWFRS).
The service has described the chemical leak as “small”.
It was called out at 5.42pm this evening.
By 7pm, at least four fire engines could be seen parked outside the Royal Hampshire County Hospital, ITV reported.
This is located on Romsey Road in Winchester.
The specific nature of the incident at the hospital is not yet known.
Two casualties have been assessed by an on-site team, according to HIWFRS.
A spokesperson for the service said in a statement: “We were called at 5.42pm 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.
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“Crews from Eastleigh, Redbridge and Romsey are currently on the scene working to contain the leak and clear the affected area.”
More to follow.