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Firefighters evacuate factory after hazmat incident

Two incompatible chemicals mixed at the auto parts manufacturer causing several illnesses

By Kevin Swayze
The Guelph Mercury

WATERLOO, Canada — Eight people were taken to hospital after a suspected formaldehyde gas leak at a Waterloo auto parts factory Monday morning.

In all, 40 people were assessed by Waterloo Region paramedics outside of Ultra Manufacturing.

Full story: Firefighters evacuate factory after hazmat incident

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