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Hazmat situation sends a child to the hospital in Chesterfield

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CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) -

Crews in Chesterfield responded to the scene of a hazmat situation that has sent a teenager to the hospital.

Officials tell us Chesterfield Fire & EMS responded around 3 p.m. Saturday for a household chemical spill in the 500 Block of Coalbrook Drive.  Hazmat crews were called in a short time later.

Lieutenant Hartman says at this time one juvenile has been taken to VCU Medical Center to receive treatment because of fumes that were inhaled inside the home.  The juvenile remains in the hospital at this time.  Officials determined two household chemicals were mixed together.

 We continue to follow this story as it develops, so look for updates on-air and online as we learn more.

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