Huge 999 haz-mat response to Bristol nail bar incident – live updates – Bristol Live

Police and ambulance are on the scene of the incident
Police and ambulance crews were called to an incident in Bristol.
Emergency services rushed to Sandy Park Road, Brislington, this morning (November 16).
Some officials could be seen wearing hazmat suits inside Top Nails salon.
Ambulance crews and police were deployed to the salon and an air ambulance crew also attended.
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Pictures from the scene show multiple emergency service personnel inside Top Nails, with police officers outside with two ambulances.
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That concludes our live blog for today.
Multiple emergency vehicles descended on a nail salon in Brislington today.
Police cars and ambulances were deployed to Top Nails on Sandy Park Road, Brislington to what is believed to have been a medical incident.
A firearms team and air ambulance were also spotted at the scene this morning (Tuesday, November 16.)
Emergency workers were pictured wearing protective clothing inside the nail salon.
A paramedic has told Bristol Live the clothing is what's worn when a patient “requires an aerosol-generating procedure, such as cardiac arrest.”
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One paramedic told Bristol Live: "These are not hazmat suits (they’re green). This is what we wear when a patient requires an aerosol-generating procedure, such as during a cardiac arrest. These protect us & patients we then see afterwards from Covid as the suits are single-use."
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“South Western Ambulance Service was called at 10.54am today to a report of a man with breathing problems at an address on Sandy Park Road in Bristol. Multiple resources were allocated, including the air ambulance. One man was conveyed to Bristol Royal Infirmary.”
Ambulance crews have now left the scene.
Bristol Live understands that ambulance crews have now left the scene with the patient.
South Western Ambulance Service has been approached for comment.
A Great Western Air Ambulance charity helicopter was deployed to the scene. Air ambulances carry critical care doctors and advanced paramedics to deal with the most serious incidents.
Avon and Somerset Police officers outside the salon as ambulance crews tended to a patient inside.
Police were on scene to support the ambulance service. South Western Ambulance has been approached for further information.
Police and ambulance crews are on the scene, and a Great Western Air Ambulance charity helicopter was deployed with critical care doctors on board.


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