WAKEFIELD (CBS) – Three people were taken to the hospital when a cleaning solution triggered a hazmat response at a warehouse in Wakefield on Monday.
Several dozen employees were evacuated from the Produce Connection facility on Audubon Road.READ MORE: Coronavirus In Massachusetts: Today's Developments
One woman was wheeled away on a stretcher.READ MORE: Hurley: Even In Defeat, Tom Brady Just Delivers
Employees complained about an odor coming from the machine used to clean organic fruits and vegetables. Because more than one person felt sick, firefighters evacuated the building as a precaution.
The hazmat team investigated for about three hours, but found no evidence of anything hazardous inside of the Produce Connection facility.MORE NEWS: Boston City Workers Given Additional Week To Show Proof Of COVID Vaccination
One half of the building is back in business, while the other half needs to be cleared by the Board of Health before reopening. Fire officials say they’re still investigating what happened inside.