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Two paramedics hospitalized after inhaling pesticide

They responded to a call for residents not feeling well and then they, too, began feeling lightheaded

WASHINGTON — Two D.C. Fire and EMS paramedics were hospitalized after inhaling a large amount of pesticide while responding to a call for residents not feeling well, NBC Washington reports. 

They, along with the patient they had been treating, were transported to the hospital after they entered the apartment in the Anacostia neighborhood and began feeling lightheaded.

A hazmat crew found a large amount of pest-control chemicals in the building. 

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