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Chlorine leak at Pa. resort water plant contained

October 28, 2013
Associated Press

CHAMPION, Pa. (AP) — Crews have contained a leak from a 100-gallon chlorine tank at a southwestern Pennsylvania ski resort's water treatment plant.

The (Somerset) Daily American ( ) reports the plant operator at Seven Springs Mountain Resort called 911 to report he was dizzy.

Emergency crews responded about 8:20 a.m. Sunday and contained the leak about 80 minutes later.

The plant is about two miles from the resort's main entrance. The resort and its guests were not affected by the leak.

Resort spokeswoman Anna Weltz issued a statement tanking first responders for their quick response and says nobody was seriously injured.

The plant operator was treated at a hospital in Somerset.


Information from: Daily American,



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