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Yorkshire hotel evacuated after chemicals scare

07 May 2013 by
Yorkshire hotel evacuated after chemicals scare

A Yorkshire Dales hotel was evacuated on Sunday 5 May as a precaution, following a chemicals scare.

A woman was taken to hospital after inhaling fumes at the Devonshire Arms hotel at Bolton Abbey.

North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue said two chemicals had been mixed together inadvertently in the swimming pool plant room giving off fumes.

The brief evacuation was ended after fire offices vented the fumes from the building before carrying out checks, according to the BBC.

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