30 hurt in chemical spill at Ingham's chicken factory at Murarrie

February 11, 2014 6:07AM

A CHEMICAL spill at a chicken factory in east Brisbane left more than 30 employees requiring medical attention last night.

Emergency crews were called the Inghams’ Chicken factory in Murarrie about 9.30pm after a chlorine spill inside the building.

Ambulance officers assessed about thirty three patients and took ten to the Mater, Princess Alexandra and Royal Brisbane Hospitals.

Patients suffered injuries including shortness of breath and headaches.