The Wood River Fire Department responded to a chemical incident Tuesday afternoon at the Wood River Aquatic Center.  Authorities say two types of chlorine had been mixed together in the morning, and after sitting for several hours and heating up, began popping and lead to the evacuation of the facility just after 4pm.

Fire fighters were able to knock down the exploding pool chemicals fairly quickly and no one was injured.  The Madison County Haz-Mat Unit was called in as a precaution, but after the air was cleared and the chemicals were cleaned up, the pool reopened for a party at 7pm.


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