Four exposed to hydrocarbon at ACTEW site

FOUR people have been hospitalised after being exposed to hydrocarbon on an ACTEW work site in Symonston this morning.

A fifth patient is being assessed at the scene by the ACT Ambulance Service.

Several appliances from ACT Fire & Rescue were also on scene including the Hazardous Materials Unit and the Breathing Apparatus Van.

Crews from the Hazardous Materials Unit are conducting air monitoring operations.