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9.4.2002

Chemical Spill in Elizabethtown....

Around 4:30 Wednesday afternoon, employees evacuated the Burger King in Elizabethtown after fire fighters believe a maintenance crew accidentally mixed Drano with sulfuric acid while trying to unclog a drain. Employees at the restaurant noticed a foul odor in the air and some people developed symptoms such as irritated eyes and lungs. In All 13 people were taken to the Bladen County Hospital as a precaution, but none of the injuries were life threatening.

Reported by Ellen Goldberg

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