School chemical spill – students were evacuated as emergency services surrounded the building
Witnesses said firefighters, paramedics and police were in Ysgol Syr Hugh Owen in Caernafon
Emergency crews were called to a secondary school when reports of a chemical spill surfaced.
Witnesses said fire services, paramedics and police were called to Ysgol Syr Hugh Owen in Caernafon, north Wales, this morning.
People in the area said emergency services arrived this morning amid reports of chemical spills at the school.
Students were removed from the building North Wales Live Reports.
The incident happened just before 11.30am but in an update this afternoon authorities said it was quickly contained.
A police spokesman said: “North Wales Police received reports of a chemical release just after 11.50am.
“Officials attended to help with traffic management while the scene is commanded by the fire department.”
The North Wales Fire and Rescue Service has confirmed they were called to the school at 11.26am amid reports of a “chemical spill” but this has been contained.
A NWFRS spokesman said: “We were called to the school at 11.26am to report a chemical spill – however the chemical had been made safe by school staff prior to our arrival and no further action was required.
“Advice from firefighters to on-site personnel.”
The emergency services could not provide any further information about the incident.
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