Chemical spill sparks school evacuation after reports of a chemical spill. Fire crews, paramedics and police all rushed to Ysgol Syr Hugh Owen in Caernafon, North Wales, this morning. 1Ysgol Syr Hugh Owen in Caernafon, North Wales witnesses have told how pupils were evacuated shortly after 11.30am – but that emergency services quickly gained control of the situation. A police officer said: North Wales Police received reports of a chemical release at just after 11.50am.
School reopened after spill, which took place in boys’ bathroom, caused fire alarm and evacuation, police say. Police say they are investigating cause of spill, which is believed to be related to cleaning products, in a bid to determine how and why it happened. School says it is investigating incident, and will reopen once it has been deemed safe. Fire brigade called to scene to clear chemicals, sending four firefighters to hospital for precautionary measure.
The district said on social media that fire authorities urged the evacuation. All students are safe, according to the district. The students were taken to Jaguar Stadium while officials determine when the building would be safe for reentry.
Crisis organizations revealed the fire was extinguished by early in the day as the Chemical spill sparks school evacuation procedures. The plant building was severely harmed, they said. With enormous damage to the property being reported. Witnesses have told how pupils were evacuated shortly after 11.30am – but that emergency services quickly gained control of the situation.
A police spokesperson said: “North Wales Police received reports of a chemical release at just after 11.50am. “Officers have attended to assist with traffic management whilst the scene is being commanded by the fire service”.
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