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Incident with hazardous material reported at CT country club

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DARIEN, CT (WFSB) -

Firefighters are investigating an incident involving hazardous material at the Darien Country Club on Saturday afternoon. 

A chlorine exposure incident took place on Mansfield Avenue around 3 p.m. 

Six people including children and adults were sent to a nearby hospital, according to police. There were two exhibiting symptoms of illness, police added.

Police said there was a power failure that kicked in and system sent a back wash of chlorine into the pool. 

Pool was cleared out of swimmers and management is cleaning out the pool, police said. 

The cause of the incident is under investigation. 

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