5 Hospitalized After Chemical Exposure at Parsippany Community Pool

Parsippany Police are reporting that five people, four of whom are children, were hospitalized after being exposed to hazards vapors caused by a dangerous mixture of chemicals in a pool.

According to officials, police, along with EMS and Hazmat responded to the scene at the Glacier Hills Association pool in Parsippany on Friday morning.

Officials report that in addition to the five people who were hospitalized for respiratory distress, 18 people were treated at the scene.

Parsippany Police report that a preliminary investigation shows that the hazardous vapors were caused by a mixture of Chlorine and Muriatic Acid.

Officials say that there is no risk of exposure to the surrounding community.

The investigation remains active and ongoing.