Santa Ana: Jail Employee Rushed To Hospital After Being Exposed To Unknown Substance

09.04.2021 | 8:35 PM | SANTA ANA – A jail employee was rushed to a hospital after being exposed to an unknown substance that prompted a hazmat response, Saturday night.

The incident was reported around 8:35 PM at the Santa Ana Jail, located in the 1000 block of West Civic Center Drive.

Units arriving on scene determined a jail employee had been exposed to an unknown substance and was suffering from symptoms related to the exposure.

Firefighter paramedics treated the employee on scene before rushing them to an area hospital in unknown condition.

A hazmat team responded to clear the area where the substance was reportedly located and later allowed staff to reoccupy the area.

The incident remains under investigation and the substance in question was not immediately identified.

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