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Spill of unknown chemical in Manassas sends 15 to hospital

Prince William Fire and Rescue Crews arrived shortly after a 6:20 AM dispatch for a reported chemical spill in the 7500 block of Notes Drive, Manassas, with several employees reporting difficulty breathing, according to Matt Smolsky, Assistant Chief.

Units have now cleared the scene, and a total of 15 employees were transported to area hospitals with non-life threatening injuries, Smolsky said at 9:56 a.m.

The surrounding area and businesses were not impacted. The source of the chemical is unknown at this time but is suspected to be household chemicals in the recycling material being sorted at the facility, the Assistant Chief added.

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