Precautionary decontaminations after Houston mercury spill
HOUSTON (AP) - Houston officials say dozens of people were decontaminated as a precaution after trace amounts of mercury was spilled at three locations in the city. Fire Chief Sam Pena said at a news conference Sunday evening that the situation was under control and that crews were cleaning up the spills. Pena said one woman was taken to a hospital because she was pregnant. Between 30 and 60 people were asked to take decontamination showers as a precaution. The cause of the spills have not yet been determined.
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