6 Fort Worth Firefighters Hospitalized, 22 Civilians Evaluated After Being Exposed to Chemical Haze

Six firefighters were hospitalized after they were exposed to a chemical haze in a building in Fort Worth Friday afternoon, officials said.Firefighters were called to the 2900 block of Shotts Street at 4:45 p.m., where crews found a "heavy haze" at the scene, public information officer Mike Drivdahl said."The building had just been fumigated," Drivdahl said. "So at that point, we pulled everybody out of the building."Twenty-two civilians in the building next door were going to go through a decontamination process, he said. Drivdahl said he didn't believe they would have to be transported to a hospital.  Continue reading...

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