12 Workers Hospitalized After Chemical Exposure Near Five Points
The incident took place on Mt. Whitney Avenue between Lassen and Siskyou avenues,
Sheriff’s department said the chemicals were from a field that is adjacent to where a tractor operator was spraying.
Firefighters on scene rinsed off a total of twelve workers for precautions. The victims were then transported to a hospital to be examined for any possible health issues.
The workers, whose names were not released, were expected to be fine.
Mt. Whitney Avenue was temporarily closed during the incident. The investigation is ongoing.
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