Chlorine Spill Forces Evacuation of Laramie Rec Center

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The Laramie (Wyo.) Community Recreation Center had to be evacuated Tuesday morning due to a chemical spill at the facility.

Assistant city manager Todd Feezer told the Laramie Boomerang chlorine was spilled after a staff member accidentally mixed a small amount of acid into the chlorine tanks. Feezer said the chemical transfer caused and “unfortunate combination of chemicals.”

The evacuation was called to allow for cleanup of the chemicals and for any fumes to dissipate.

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