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Orange County Fire Rescue responds to hazmat incident at Stanton Energy Plant

Crews treating 4 patients

Orange County Fire Rescue treats four patients in a hazmat incident at Stanton Energy Plant.
Orange County Fire Rescue treats four patients in a hazmat incident at Stanton Energy Plant.

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – Orange County Fire Rescue treated four patients in a hazmat incident at Stanton Energy Plant.

The incident happened around 9:45 a.m. Wednesday, according to OCFR. Crews said the issue has been isolated.

Tim Trudell from Orlando Utilities Commission said an issue with sulfur dioxide as part of routine maintenance inside the plant.

Three contract employees were taken to a hospital for treatment, according to Trudell. Their injuries are not life threatening.

The scene is still under investigation. Officials did not offer any other details.

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