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April 02, 2012

Calif. specialty foods plant evacuated after carbon dioxide leak

Ambulances and firefighters from Solano County and American Canyon arrived at the scene, and medics began treating a number of employees for a variety of symptoms, including vomiting and fainting

By Irma Widjojo
Vallejo Times Herald


VALLEJO, Ca. — A carbon dioxide leak led to 95 food processing plant employees being sent to area hospitals after several workers displayed symptoms such as nausea, weakness and difficulty breathing, Vallejo firefighters said.

However, a company co-owner later suggested the Friday afternoon evacuation was a "f...

Full story: Calif. specialty foods plant evacuated after carbon dioxide leak

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