Sefton chemical spill victims released


The victims of a chemical spill on Merseyside have been discharged from hospital.

The spill occured at the Royal Seaforth Container Base near Crosby Road South in Sefton on Monday afternoon.

Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service's Hazardous Material Units were used to contain the spillage.

Twenty-one people were taken to Liverpool's Aintree University Hospital after inhaling fumes. They were treated for nausea and headaches.

Merseyside Fire Service used dry sand to contain and absorb the chemicals.

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