02/16/2014 10:45 EST | Updated 04/18/2014 05:59 EDT

Chemical leak at Scarborough factory sends one to hospital

A worker is in hospital following a chemical leak at a factory in Scarborough on Sunday morning. 

Emergency crews rushed to Digital Specialty Chemicals on Coronation Drive near Manse Road at 7:37 a.m. in response to a call about a chemical release. 

Paramedics took the worker to Sunnybrook Hospital with leg burns. 

Officials say the person was working in a room and accidentally spilled a hazardous chemical. 

Police and firefighters continued to hold the scene late on Sunday morning.