READING, Pa. (CBS) — Twenty people were taken to the hospital Friday after a hazmat situation at a YMCA in Reading. First responders were dispatched to the YMCA located at 631 Washington St. around 3 p.m.
Fire officials say 21 people were injured and 20 people were taken to the hospital for evaluation. They’re all expected to recover.READ MORE: Police Investigating Triple Shooting In Philadelphia's Brewerytown Neighborhood That Left 3 Women Injured
According to the Reading Fire Department, two YMCA staff members mixed two wrong chemicals together in the first-floor pool area, which lead to the emergency incident.READ MORE: Person Of Interest In Custody Following Stabbing That Left Woman Dead In West Philadelphia, Police Say
The two staff members were among the 20 people taken to the hospital.
Overall, 81 people were evacuated from the YMCA.MORE NEWS: Phillies Honoring 1980s World Series Championship Team Prior To Sunday's Game Against Nationals
The YMCA is investigating how the two chemicals were mistakenly mixed.