A chemical leak at a health and fitness club in Ealing Broadway led to the evacuation of dozens of people and the assessment of three by ambulance staff this afternoon. The incident happened at Nuffield Heath and Fitness inside Broadway Center and as of now, 60 people have been evacuated from the building.

The brigade was called at 11.40am this morning and are still on the scene with firefighters from Ealing, Acton, Wembley and Bexley fire stations. A statement from the Metropolitan Police said: “Firefighters were called to a report of the smell of chemicals at a health and fitness club on The Broadway in Ealing.

“Teams are carrying out a sweep of the building to determine if there are any high chemical readings. Around 60 people have been evacuated as a precaution and three people have been assessed on the spot by London Ambulance Service teams. The Brigade have been called to 11.40am and is still at the scene.Two fire engines from Ealing and Acton fire stations and two fire rescue units from Wembley and Bexley fire stations are at the scene.

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