Three people treated for chemical exposure in southwest Wisconsin

Published: Aug. 2, 2018 at 7:27 AM CDT
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Three workers at a cheese factory in Darlington were treated at a local hospital after being exposed to a chemical at the plant.

The incident happened at around 7:15 a.m. August 1 at Wisconsin Whey Protein located in the 100 block of Christensen Drive.

The employees were exposed after two cleaning solutions were inadvertently mixed and inhaled by the workers.

They were taken to Memorial Hospital of Lafayette County where they were decontaminated.

Members of the Darlington Fire Department assisted with the decontamination.

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