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Firefighters respond to hazmat at haunted house

Several people fell ill after a jar of formaldehyde spilled


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ESSEX, Md. — Baltimore County police said six employees at a haunted house in Essex were taken to a hospital after a jar of formaldehyde spilled and they became sick.

Police said the chemical was used in a display at Kim's Krypt Haunted Attraction. Firefighters were called to the scene about 9:15 p.m. Friday night.

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