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.

Friday, 10th May 2019, 7:44 pm
Acid attack drill at the Guildhall in Portsmouth. Picture: SCAS
Acid attack drill at the Guildhall in Portsmouth. Picture: SCAS

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.

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‘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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Acid attack drill at the Guildhall in Portsmouth. Picture: SCAS

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