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Eastbourne Incident

Date : 16 May 2019


We were called to Motcombe Swimming Pool in Eastbourne this morning at 7:22 after reports that two people were suffering from the effects of a leak of Chlorine gas.

Six appliances and our Mass Decontamination Unit were mobilised along with four officers.

The area should be avoided as many of the roads are currently blocked.

The situation is under control but local residents should keep doors and windows closed as a precaution and the source of the leak is being investigated.

  • Update 12:01- We are still dealing with the incident at Motcombe swimming pool in . We are currently ventilating the area. The situation is under control but we are still advising that local residents should keep doors and windows closed as a precautionary measure.
  • Update 12:39-The incident at Motcombe swimming pool, has now been resolved.Thank you to residents & for their support & assistance.We are currently clearing up the scene & will be leaving shortly.Cordons are still in place whilst clearing up takes place.

 

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