SFRS attending chemical incident at East Sands Leisure Centre, St Andrews

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Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) is currently attending a chemical incident at East Sands Leisure Centre in St Andrews.

Scottish Ambulance Service is also in attendance and is treating the leak as a major incident. There are 19 casualties who are suffering from minor breathing irritation.

SFRS committed three breathing apparatus teams in gas-tight suits to isolate the power in the plant room and search the building – all persons were accounted for. There are currently 13 SFRS appliances in attendance including five pumping appliances, a control unit, an emergency support unit and a hazardous materials appliance.