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Pool fumes sicken 33 at elementary school

Medics transported one staff member to the hospital

By Jim Guy
The Fresno Bee

FRESNO, Calif. — Thirty-three students and staff members at Ericson Elementary School in east central Fresno were treated by paramedics Thursday morning after they became ill from fumes from a nearby swimming pool resurfacing.

Fresno Unified spokeswoman Susan Bedi said one staff member was transported to a hospital from the school, near Yale and Chestnut avenues. The school released students at its regular time of 2 p.m.

McClatchy-Tribune News Service

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