East Lothian emergency services race to ongoing incident at high school

Emergency services have descended on Dunbar Grammar School in East Lothian in response to an incident with two patients treated at the scene.

Scottish Fire and Rescue, police and Scottish Ambulance Service workers were all spotted outside the high school at around 2.15pm on Monday, June 24.

The exact reasoning behind the incident is unknown at this time. The Scottish Ambulance Service received a call at 12.40pm to attend.

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SRFS confirmed that they received their first call at 12.37pm and dispatched four appliances to the scene.

A spokesperson for SFRS said: "We can confirm that we are in attendance at Dunbar Grammar School. We got the first call at 12.37pm.

"We have four appliances on the scene."

A spokesperson for SAS said: "We received a call at 1240 hours today to attend an incident at Dunbar Grammar School and treated and discharged two patients at the scene.”

A spokesperson for Police Scotland added: “Following an earlier evacuation as a precaution, the Dunbar Grammar School building has reopened.

"Pupils in S4-6 were sent home to ease congestion but other pupils and staff have returned to the building. We are grateful to the emergency services for attending. Everyone is safe. We are currently working to establish the circumstances which led to the evacuation.”