12 treated after chemical incident in Saltney, Flintshire
- 9 April 2014
- From the section North East Wales
Two people have been taken to hospital and 10 others have been treated following a chemical incident in Flintshire.
Emergency services were called to condiment maker English Provender Co. on the River Lane industrial estate in Saltney at 09:34 BST.
The Welsh Ambulance Service said four ambulances were sent to the scene with two rapid response vehicles.
The two people taken to hospital in Chester were in a stable condition.
Of the remaining 10 people, an ambulance spokesperson said: "Two people have been discharged at scene and eight people remain at the scene."
The company said the incident happened during a routine cleaning process.
A spokesman added: "The emergency services were requested to attend as per company procedure.
"The incident was contained within the facility and the circumstances surrounding the incident are currently under investigation."