4 Starbucks employees at Fresno airport hospitalized following hazmat situation

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Tuesday, July 11, 2023
Crews responding to hazmat call at Fresno airport
Fresno Fire has confirmed they are responding to a hazardous materials call at Fresno Yosemite International Airport.

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Four Starbucks employees at Fresno Yosemite International Airport were hospitalized following a hazmat situation.

It happened around 8 am Tuesday at the Starbucks past security.

Fresno Fire officials believe they were exposed to a Freon leak from an ice maker.

Officials say one of the employees passed out.

The four were taken to the hospital for further treatment.

The incident did not impact air travel operations.

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