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Swanton hazmat spill sends multiple people to the hospital

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SWANTON, Vt. - A hazmat spill in Swanton sent multiple people to the hospital Thursday afternoon.

Vermont State Police say it happened around 2 p.m. at the Tractor Supply Company. Multiple crews responded to some kind of chemical spill at the scene.

Five people were taken to Northwest Medical Center for breathing problems after inhaling the substance. Authorities are still investigating the situation but are calling it suspicious.

State police say people in surrounding homes and businesses are not in any danger.

Police say two subjects have been identified and interviewed. They returned to the store after being told they were on the news and are not considered suspects. Police are interested in speaking with anyone else who was in the store from 1 p.m. to 1:48 p.m. Thursday.

Please call Vermont State Police, St. Albans at 802-524-5993.

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