FPU swimmer sustains minor burns from chlorine spill, 15 total affected

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Fresno Pacific University officials say a chlorine spill affected 15 swimmers during practice. Fresno Fire’s Hazmat team determined a chlorinator malfunction caused the accident. The pool is shut down until further notice.

Fresno Pacific’s Athletic Director says this is the first known incident of a chlorine spill in the pool. Crews are working to make sure this doesn’t happen again.

A tarp covered the entire pool at Fresno Pacific after a malfunction caused chlorine to accidentally spill into the water Tuesday afternoon.

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