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Agricultural workers treated after exposure to unknown substance

Posted at 9:03 PM, May 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-26 23:03:01-04

Agricultural workers are undergoing treatment after exposure to an unknown substance near Wilder.

Caldwell Fire says the 12 workers suffered flu like symptoms and have gone to the West Valley Medical Center for treatment. Caldwell Fire says they helped decontaminate the first patient and needed help from the State Office of Emergency Management, who sent the Region 3 Hazmat team.

22 people were decontaminated and checked at the West Valley Medical Center.