Chemical spill, Hawke's Bay Hospital
"Chemical spill, Hawke's Bay Hospital"
currently assisting Fire and Emergency New Zealand at an
incident at Hawke’s Bay Hospital, involving a chemical
Police were called about 9.35am.
A number of
people have been evacuated from some parts of the hospital
as a precaution.
Police are asking members of the public
not to attend the hospital at this time unless it is an
Police thanks the public in advance for their
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