North East Wales

12 treated after chemical incident in Saltney, Flintshire

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."

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