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Chemical spill forces Arcadia poultry plant evacuation

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ARCADIA, Wis. (AP) — Authorities say a chemical spill prompted an evacuation at the Pilgrim’s Pride poultry facility in Arcadia.

All employees were safely evacuated. Ten people were taken to medical facilities for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries and released.

The spill was reported around 10 a.m. Tuesday.

Authorities did not say what the chemical was. Police are still investigating.