Hazmat Incident Hospitalizes Multiple People in Barkhamsted

Crews are on the scene of a hazmat situation in Barkhamsted after multiple people were transported to the hospital on Tuesday. 

Litchfield County dispatch said crews responded to a call around 1 p.m. from state police about hazardous materials on 47 Lavander Road. DEEP is accompanying Litchfield officials at the home, where people still may be inside. 

DEEP said people became ill from fumes created from a a mixture of household cleaning products. Litchfield County dispatch said the incident involved Pine Sol and bleach. 

Multiple people were transported to the hospital via ambulance but it is unclear how many. 

This story is developing. Check back for updates.

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