Two patients rushed to hospital as police called to ‘chemical hazard’ at school

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Two patients have been rushed to hospital following a "chemical hazard" incident at a school.

Emergency services rushed to the scene following the horrifying incident at a school in Old Hall Road in Sale, Greater Manchester believed to be Holy Family Catholic Primary School.

Two people were taken to Wythenshawe Hospital by the North West Ambulance Service, Manchester Evening News reports.

Police have confirmed the injuries happened during a "chemical hazard" incident, although it has yet to be confirmed exactly how serious the injuries are.

A Greater Manchester Police spokesperson said: "At around 1.45pm today (Thursday 3 December 2020) police were called by the ambulance service to reports of a chemical hazard at a school on Old Hall Road in Sale.

"Emergency services attended."

A North West Ambulance Service spokesperson said: "We attended at the scene.

"We have taken two patients to Wythenshawe Hospital."

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