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Willmar, Minn., city worker overcome by fumes when cleaning wading pool

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WILLMAR -- A Willmar city employee was taken to Rice Hospital Tuesday afternoon after being overcome by fumes he was using to clean the pool shed at the wading pool at Rice Park in southwest Willmar.

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Police cordoned off the area and evacuated several downwind houses. Ten to 11 people had to leave their homes for about 90 minutes.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
(320) 214-4335
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