A “significant” emergency services response has been deployed to an incident in Plymouth.
South Western Ambulance Service said “Hazardous Area Response Teams (HART), multiple ambulances, air ambulances, multiple doctors and senior paramedics” were all sent to the scene of an ongoing incident at 6.12pm.
Luke Pollard, MP for Plymouth Sutton and Devonport, tweeted: “Really worrying news coming out of Keyham in #plymouth. Please can everyone stay safe, stay indoors and follow police advice.”
Really worrying news coming out of Keyham in #plymouth. Please can everyone stay safe, stay indoors and follow police advice.
— Luke Pollard MP (@LukePollard) August 12, 2021
In a longer Facebook post, the Labour shadow environment secretary said “there looks to be a very serious situation happening in Keyham”.
“I’ve spoken to some local residents and the Police and the situation looks very serious indeed,” he adds.
Plymouth Moor View MP Johnny Mercer said he was “aware of a serious and tragic incident unfolding in Plymouth”, urging people to “obey all instructions from the police”.
I am aware of a serious and tragic incident unfolding in Plymouth. Please obey all instructions from the Police and do not post rumour or speculation on social media. I will post news when I have it.
— Johnny Mercer (@JohnnyMercerUK) August 12, 2021
Multiple police vehicles have been seen in the area.
Devon and Cornwall Police have been contacted for more information.