Air quality alert at New Hampshire food market sends 10 to hospitals

Dec. 29, 2013 at 11:42 PM   |   0 comments

RINDGE, N.H., Dec. 29 (UPI) -- An air quality problem at a food market in Rindge, N.H., Sunday night sent at least 10 people to hospitals with respiratory problems, authorities said.

More than 2 hours later, authorities had yet to determine what caused the people to fall ill while at the Market Basket store, the New Hampshire Union Leader reported..

Lt. Tom Redin of Southwestern New Hampshire District Fire Mutual Aid said the market was evacuated and a hazardous material crew from the Keene Fire Department was sent to the store, the newspaper said.

"They're still investigating at the store to figure out what caused this at the time," Redin said.

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