Acid spill in Zellwood sends 1 to hospital, Orange County firefighters say

Patient taken to hospital as hazmat, trauma alert

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – One person was sent to the hospital after being burned in a sulfuric acid spill in Zellwood, according to Orange County Fire Rescue.

The spill happened Tuesday along Washington Street.

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Firefighters did not say exactly where the spill happened or what caused it.

The patient was rushed to Orlando Regional Medical Center as a hazmat and trauma alert, according to fire rescue.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.


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