London City Airport was evacuated this morning after a number of passengers reported feeling unwell due to ad "chemical incident," reports CNN. Firetrucks and chemical specialists have been dispatched to the scene.
Officials are saying the exact cause and nature of the incident is still unknown.
The airport has been evacuated as precaution.
City ambulances are treating at least 26 people at the scene for difficulty breathing. So far, only two patients have been taken to the hospital.
Ambulance crews and our Hazardous Area Response Team are attending the incident at London City Airport. More information to follow.— London Ambulance (@Ldn_Ambulance) October 21, 2016
London Ambulance Service has been keeping people updated on social media.
Passengers flying from Glasgow to London City Airport advised to contact airline. LC Airport closed following reports of 'chemical incident'— Radio Clyde News (@RadioClydeNews) October 21, 2016
Even flights en route to the airport have been advised of the situation on the ground.
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