Spilled Red Pepper Sickens 32 at Amazon Facility in Plainfield

By Scott Sarvay

Credit: Plainfield Fire Department

Spilled Red Pepper Sickens 32 at Amazon Facility in Plainfield


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December 12, 2012 Updated Dec 12, 2012 at 4:03 PM EST

Plainfield, Ind. (www.incnow.tv) - 32 Amazon employees were sent to area hospitals after they were exposed to spilled red pepper at an Amazon.com distribution center in Plainfield.

The employees are said to be suffering from upper respiratory issues.

None of the injuries were serious, and none of the patients were admitted.

The warehouse reopened with the 3:30 p.m. shift.

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