Chemical Fumes Sicken 3 in Midlothian House

By: News Staff Email
By: News Staff Email

June 15, 2014

MIDLOTHIAN, Va. (AP) - Chesterfield County fire officials say chemical fumes in a house sent three people to the hospital.

Media outlets report that the incident occurred Saturday afternoon in Midlothian.

Chesterfield fire Lt. Jason Elmore tells the Richmond Times-Dispatch that a mixture of several household chemicals produced the fumes. He didn't identify the chemicals.

Two adults and a male juvenile were taken to a local hospital for treatment. Elmore says the juvenile suffered serious injuries. The adults' injuries were not life-threatening.

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