This is why paramedics and firefighters were at Portsmouth Guildhall
EMERGENCY services descended on the Guildhall this morning but it was only for a drill.
Paramedics and firefighters took part in a training exercise at the venue in the city centre.
The drill involved a simulated acid attack in a nightclub.
South Central Ambulance Service (SCAS) tweeted: ‘Some of our staff from South East Hampshire have been involved in an exercise with @Hants_fire at @PortsmouthGhall this morning.
‘The exercise simulated an acid attack in a crowded night club and successfully tested the emergency services’ operational and command response.’
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