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Mecklenburg Co. Chemical Leak Sends 11 To The Hospital

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Mecklenburg Co., VA - A chemical reaction at a Mecklenburg County treatment plant sent 11 people to the hospital.

Wednesday morning, two chemicals used to treat water were being transported to the Roanoke River Service Authority.

During delivery, the chemicals accidentally mixed together releasing a toxic vapor.

The driver of the truck, as well as eight fire and rescue workers and two of the plant's employees were exposed to the fumes and taken to the hospital.

They are all expected to be ok.

 

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