Chemical incident sends nine workers to hospital in Eastlake

Posted at 12:45 PM, Aug 23, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-23 17:38:36-04

Nine employees were transported to the hospital after a chemical incident in Eastlake Tuesday.

According to Eastlake police, the employees were exposed to a chlorine cloud. 

Six employees were transported to Lake Health and three were taken to TriPoint Medical Center.

Curtis Boulevard between SOM Center Road and East 337th Street was closed due to the incident, but is now back open.