A hazmat group was referred to as to an asylum seekers lodge earlier than emergency providers took one individual to hospital following a ‘medical incident’.
The Beresford Hotel in Newquay, Cornwall, which is used to accommodate asylum seekers, is now on the heart of a police and ambulance service investigation this afternoon.
Police and paramedics had been referred to as to the scene to take care of what was described as a ‘medical incident’.
One man was seen being escorted out of the lodge simply after 3pm. The UK Health Security Agency, previously Public Health England, stated it was conscious of a person that was taken to hospital from a lodge in Newquay.
The spokesperson added that they perceive the individual is now within the care of the NHS however couldn’t touch upon a person.
Meanwhile, a spokesperson for the South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWASFT) stated: ‘We had been referred to as at 11.36hrs to an incident in Newquay. We despatched two double-crewed land ambulances, an operations officer and unsafe space response group assets.
‘We conveyed one affected person to hospital by land ambulance.’
Witnesses stated they noticed medical employees contained in the lodge carrying ‘full white fits and masks’, the Sun studies.
Police in white hazmat fits had been pictured on the scene and may very well be seen on the home windows on the third ground.
Two South West Ambulance Service ambulances, an Incident Response van and medic automotive in addition to police automobiles had been parked exterior.
An NHS testing van was additionally seen exterior the lodge for a lot of Thursday, Cornwall Live studies.
The incident will not be being led by the police.
A Devon and Cornwall Police spokesperson stated: ‘Police had been notified by Ambulance Services to help on the location.’
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