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7 taken to hospital from ammonia incident in Fredericksburg

According to LDNews.com: Seven individuals were transported to local hospitals Monday morning for illness after an ammonia incident at the FreeBird poultry processing plant near Fredericksburg. Gary Verna, chief of the Lebanon County Hazardous Material Response Team, confirmed that there had been a previous ammonia leak at the plant around 2 a.m. Monday morning. The situation, which had an unknown ...

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Decontamination area set up at Charleston Area Medical Center General Hospital.

UPDATE 8/11/16 @ 3:32 p.m. CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) — The decontamination area at Charleston Area Medical Center General Hospital is being torn down. Those with the Charleston Fire Department say the HazMat decontamination area was set up for patients who had been contaminated while doing work at a school in Clay County. Charleston Fire Captain Les Smith says a few ...

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