North East Wales

Greenacres caravan park chemical alert caused by 'disinfectant mixing error'

A "disinfectant mixing error" caused a chemical incident at a Flintshire caravan park, said officials.

Six adults and two children were given hospital check-ups after suffering from the effects of inhalation of fumes at Greenacres park in Gronant.

The fire service said Wednesday's incident involved a chlorine mixture.

Flintshire council said the owner had safely disposed of a small amount of materials, and its health officials were satisfied the site was safe.

Council community protection officer Mike Lovatt said: "The incident was caused by a disinfectant mixing error and the owner has been given the appropriate advice and guidance to ensure that this does not happen again."

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