A number of workers were hospitalised after a chemical leak in west Dublin today.
Specialist 'HazMat' teams from Dublin Fire Brigade came to the scene.
Firefighters and paramedics were called to the scene of the incident involving hazardous material in Blanchardstown this morning.
The incident occurred at an industrial estate in Ballycoolin where a chemical was found to have leaked from containers at about 11am.
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Specialist firefighters trained in the disposal of hazardous materials contained the leakage.
A number of workers were decontaminated at site and several were taken to hospital as a precaution.
Dublin Fire Brigade says the scene has now been contained, and there is no danger to the public.
Reporting by Stephen Bourke