Chemical exposure prompts medic response

KIRO7

KIRO7

Source: KIRO7

TUKWILA, Wash. —

Three men at a Tukwila rail yard are reporting shortness of breath after being exposed to hazardous chemicals.

Two of the men are being evaluated by medics on-scene. The other man was transported to Valley Medical Center.

The chemicals appear to have come from a shipping container containing corrosive material.

The rail yard, situated in the 1200 block of 51st Street South, It within the BNSF Railway network.

Hazardous material technicians are on-scene and say the materials are contained.

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