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15 people sent to hospital after powder chemical release causes irritation

ROCKFORD (WREX) — An accidental dry powder chemical release causes severe irritation and sends 15 people to the hospital with minor injuries.

At 11:46 a.m., the Rockford Fire Department responded to Emery Air located at 6020 Cessna Drive for a medical call.

Fire personnel determined that the medical call was the result of an accidental dry powder chemical release from a 55 barrel drum.

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