Pool chemical vapor hurts two workers at Hopkins gym

Both workers are hospitalized and one is in critical condition after an improper mix of pool chemicals created a hazardous vapor cloud at an L.A. Fitness facility.
Author:
Publish date:

Both workers are hospitalized and one is in critical condition after an improper mix of pool chemicals created a hazardous vapor cloud at an L.A. Fitness facility.

Next Up

Related

Reviews in: New Como Park Pool cool

After closing the badly aging Como Park pool a few years ago, St. Paul has opened a new water park in its place, with a zip line, lap and diving pools, a wading pool with small slides, a Lazy River and a climbing wall that rises out of the water. Kids say they love it.

Paynesville weary of 14-year wait for chemical cleanup

Dangerous chemicals left over at a former gas station site were discovered in Paynesville's water wells in 1997. The city has new wells now and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency says its drinking water is safe. But the original contamination remains.

Study finds chemicals from household soaps in Minnesota waters

A case study of Minnesota waters finds wastewater treatment plants are failing to remove chemicals from soaps and other household products. The chemicals are being released into the state's rivers and lakes. Scientists say at least one of them - triclosan - can be harmful to humans if it gets into drinking water.

Bloomington 12-year-old is national pool champ

April Larson of Bloomington was just seven years old when she started playing pool. Now, at 12 years old, she's got a handful of competitions under her belt including a national title that's qualified her to go to an international competition in December.

Minnesota boy uses mortgage payment for pool admission

When 5-year-old Brandon Chartrand, of Farmington, went into his mother’s purse to find the $4 he needed to get into a local pool, he found the family's $1,400 cash mortgage payment and stuffed it all in his swim trunks. An alert pool cashier notified his parents that their son was trying to gain admission with huge wads of cash.