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Ambulance service treats 26 people after London City Airport evacuated

London’s ambulance service said it had treated 26 people for breathing difficulties at London City Airport after an apparent chemical incident.

It said two people had been taken to hospital.

Assistant Director of Operations Paul Gibson, said:

“We were called at 4.11pm to reports of an incident at London City Airport.

“We sent a number of resources to the scene including two single responders in cars, four ambulance crews, an incident response officer and our Hazardous Area Response Team (medics specially trained to treat people in hazardous situations).

“We are treating 26 patients at the scene for difficulty breathing, two patients have been taken to hospital.