Officials: Dozens of children treated after pool chemical exposure at Camp Letts

Dozens of children and four adults in Anne Arundel County were transported to local hospitals Wednesday morning after exposure to pool chemicals.

The incident happened at Camp Letts, a YMCA camp in Edgewater.

A total of 35 patients--31 children and four adults--were treated for exposure to sodium hyperchlorite and muriatic acid after a mechanical error with the pool's filtration system.

Officials on the scene managing the hazmat incident say 13 patients have serious but not life-threatening injuries and 13 have minor injuries. Many of the children are experiencing nausea and vomiting.

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