18 Jul 2019

Person hospitalised with serious chemical burns in Christchurch

5:05 pm on 18 July 2019

A person has been taken to Christchurch Hospital with serious chemical burns.

A St John spokesperson said emergency services were called to Barton St in Woolston just after 2pm today.

Fire and Emergency services are carrying out a decontamination process and a spokesperson said it was unclear how the incident happened or what the magnitude of it was.