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March 28, 2014

Pool fumes sicken 33 at elementary school

By Jim Guy
The Fresno Bee

FRESNO, Calif. — Thirty-three students and staff members at Ericson Elementary School in east central Fresno were treated by paramedics Thursday morning after they became ill from fumes from a nearby swimming pool resurfacing.

McClatchy-Tribune News Service
Fresno Unified spokeswoman Susan Bedi said one staff member was transported to a hospital from the school, near Yale and Chestnut avenues. The school released students at its regular time of 2 p.m.