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6 L.A. firefighters exposed to chemicals

August 14, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
Six Los Angeles firefighters have been released from the hospital after being exposed to chemicals responding to a fire alarm.The firefighters were called to a market on Pico Boulevard in downtown L.A. just after 9 p.m. Wednesday.

Wile inside the market, they were exposed to a pesticide. As turns out the market was closed for fumigation.

Investigators were called to the scene to determine whether the fumigant used was appropriate for a food store.


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