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Chemical spill at East Surrey Hospital. Multiple emergency services called

Four people are being treated for exposure.

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A ‘chemical’ incident occured at East Surrey Hospital during the afternoon of the 20th July, with multiple emergency service crews called to the scene.

Surrey Fire and Rescue tweeted that people had been evacuated and there were no injuries.

Some people were evacuated from the hospital but services still managed to run as normal.

A spokesperson for Surrey Fire said:

“10 to 20 Lts of a dangerous chemical has been spilt in the pathology department at East Surrey Hospital. Surrey Fire currently have 4 appliances in attendance dealing and specialist hazmat vehicles from Dorking. Evacuation of the local area within the hospital have been evacuated. 4 persons being treated by hospital staff who have been exposed.”

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Police drop investigation in alleged bullying of Oriel High School boy

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Sussex Police have confirmed they have made the decision to drop an investigation into an incident of alleged bullying.

The investigation was launched following an outcry from concerned residents when a video emerged on social media.

The video has since been taken down from most social media accounts.

Earlier Susses Police had confirmed they had launched an investigation into the incident and were liaising with Oriel High School.

Now it appears their investigation has turned up new information which has led to their decision to drop the police’s involvement and hand it over to the school.

A statement from Sussex Police said:

“Police have investigated the circumstances surrounding a video on social media showing the alleged bullying of a boy by fellow students from Oriel High School in Maidenbower, Crawley.

As a result, the matter has been passed to the school for any action they feel is appropriate.”

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