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11 taken to hospital after Mecklenburg chemical spill

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RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) -

A hazardous material incident in Mecklenburg County led nearly a dozen people to seek treatment at the hospital.

A truck was delivering a chemical used to treat water at the Roanoke River Regional Water Authority around 9:30 a.m. Wednesday. According to the Mecklenburg County Emergency Management Coordinator, two chemicals mixed releasing toxic gas.

The delivery driver, seven firefighters, one EMS worker, and two at the plant were taken to the hospital for treatment. All are expected to be ok. 

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