Toxic Spill: EPA Investigating After Mercury Spill Sends Children To the Hospital

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NEW DETAILS: FAIRPORT HARBOR, OH (WOIO) - The Ohio EPA and U.S. EPA currently cleaning up a mercury spill this hour.

The spill happened Wednesday outside a home on New Fourth Street. The puddle measured one foot in diameter for a total of 3-4 ounces.

At least seven children were taken to the hospital for exposure to the Mercury. The kids have since been treated and released.

The source of the Mercury remains under investigation.

Neighboring homes have been deemed safe.

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