A suspected chemical hazard incident at a school has sparked an emergency response with two people injured.

Emergency crews were called to the incident on Old Hall Road at around 1.45pm today.

The incident was a 'chemical hazard' at a school, police have confirmed.

Two people were taken to Wythenshawe Hospital from the scene, reports the Manchester Evening News.

It has not yet been confirmed how serious their injuries are.

In a statement, a GMP spokesperson said: "At around 1.45pm today (Thursday 3 December 2020) police were called by the ambulance service to reports of a chemical hazard at a school on Old Hall Road in Sale.

"Emergency services attended."

A North West Ambulance Service spokesperson said: "We attended at the scene.

"We have taken two patients to Wythenshawe Hospital."

The M.E.N has also contacted Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service for a comment.

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