Chemical spill at Pilgrim’s in Arcadia

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The Arcadia Police Department says a chemical spill happened at the Pilgrim’s Pride facility around 10:05 a.m. Tuesday morning.

Officials say all employees were safely evacuated and 31 people were treated on scene, 10 of those were transported to local hospitals for non-life threatening injuries and have been since released.

Mayo Clinic Health System said in a statement the Eau Claire campus briefly locked down the emergency department as a precautionary measure to the incident in Arcadia.

There is no word on what the chemical was.

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