North East Wales

Eight treated for effects of chemical fumes at Greenacres caravan park

Greenacres Caravan Park
Image caption The fire service said 100 litres of chlorine mixture was contained at the caravan park

Six adults and two children were taken to hospital after a chemical incident at a Flintshire holiday caravan park.

Emergency services were called to Greenacres park in Gronant shortly before 15:00 BST on Wednesday.

The fire service said 100 litres of chlorine mixture was contained at the site.

The eight patients were taken to Ysbyty Glan Clwyd suffering from the effects of inhalation of fumes and were given precautionary checks.

A Welsh Ambulance Service spokesperson said: "We sent a rapid response vehicle, an emergency ambulance and a patient care service vehicle to the scene."

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