Two people recovering following hazmat situation in downtown Charleston

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) — Two employees of a downtown Charleston business are recovering following a hazmat situation Thursday evening.

hazmat-situation-charlestonCharleston Fire and Haz-Mat crew responded to Walgreens at King and Calhoun Streets on October 27.

Two employees were working in the store and mixed multiple cleaning chemicals and then started to feel ill, according to the Charleston Fire Department. We’re told the store was evacuated and medics transported both victims to a local hospital.

The Haz-Mat team monitored air quality and ventilated the store, authorities added.

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