Workers of a Jaguar Land Rover plant in Solihull, West Midlands, were evacuated from the facility on Sunday following what has been described as a "chemical alert".
"Today I have had reports of an incident at Jaguar Land Rover in Solihull. Workers are being hosed down and taken to hospital. That's all the information I can get. I'm hoping everyone is safe and nobody is taken ill. I'm going to contact JLR to see if I can get any further information", local councillor Diane Donaldson told the outlet.
A number of ambulances have been seen at the scene of the incident.
According to local ambulance service, 28 patients have been assessed with one being hospitalised with minor symptoms.
Today our team alongside senior ambulance officers & ambulance crews responded to a suspected chemical incident at Jaguar Land Rover Solihull— ☤ WMAS HART ☤ (@WMASHART) 7 июля 2019 г.
28 patients were assessed & given advice at the site with 1 person being transported to hospital with minor symptoms pic.twitter.com/Qtbi7GVjWV