Swimmers have been taken to hospital after being exposed to “chemical fumes” that left them “struggling to breath”.
The gym-goers fell seriously ill while in the infinity pool at Athelis Club & Spa, in Warrington, at around 3pm on Thursday, 1 September.
Emergency services rushed to the scene to find 11 people struggling to breath, with staff suspecting there had been a chlorine leak.
The building was evacuated and nine people were checked over by ambulance staff, two of which were taken to Warrington Hospital. Their condition is described as “minor”.
- Original Article: ITV
- Date: September 2022