Public safety

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BURNSVILLE — No hazard remains at the site where responders evacuated  buildings due to a chemical leak Friday, the Burnsville Fire Department announced shortly before 3 p.m. 

The department responded to the Carrington Cove Apartments around 9 a.m.  and discovered pool chemicals were actively leaking and causing health concerns for residents and firefighters, the department said in a news release shortly before 2 p.m. 

The department now reports the site has been cleaned up and residents are safe to re-enter the buildings at 720 and 760 Evergreen Drive. 

The Dakota County Special Operations Haz Mat Team also responded to the scene.

Two people were transported to a local hospital in stable condition for minor injuries. 

Evergreen Drive between Park Avenue South and Portland Avenue is open to traffic. 


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