Emergency personnel are on scene the of a chemical spill in the area of Radisson Drive, near Robson Crescent S.E.

The chemical release is possibly chlorine-related and believed to be originating from a residence.

Students, staff and teachers at Father David Lacombe High School andDavid D. Oughton Elementary School are being kept inside under school lockdown.

Homes within a 200 metre radius are being evacuated by emergency personnel.

So far, one person has been taken to hospital by EMS with undetermined injuries. As a result, a number of emergency personnel and hospital staff are undergoing a decontamination process.

A bay at the Peter Laugheed Hospital has been dedicated for isolation for persons affected by this incident.