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Worker hospitalized after pool pump explodes

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A worker was rushed to the hospital after a pool pump exploded Monday afternoon.

Kansas City Fire Department officials said a valve blew, causing the explosion.

The explosion released chemicals into the air. A maintenance worker was overcome by the fumes and rushed to the hospital, officials said. He was treated and released.

Firefighters were able to stop the water and chemicals from entering a nearby clubhouse.

The pool is at a mobile home park at 11819 College Ave.




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