Northampton

Northampton pool chemical leak school evacuated

Fire crews at the site of the leak
About 150 people were evacuated by the emergency services

A special school in Northampton had to be evacuated and two members of staff had to go to hospital after a swimming pool chemical leak.

Fire crews and police were called to Greenfields School and Sports College and 80 students and 70 staff were led to safety.

Local residents were asked to keep their doors and windows closed.

Two people were taken to hospital for precautionary checks, said Northamptonshire Fire Service.

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