Baileyville chlorine dioxide leak sends fifteen to hospital

Pulp mill workers exposed to chlorine

Baileyville, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- At least fifteen people are being treated at Calais Regional Hospital after being exposed to a chlorine dioxide leak at the Baileyville Mill Thursday morning.  The hospital has activated its emergency response plan to deal with mass chemical exposures.  People with non-emergency issues may be diverted for care to other area hospitals.  We will continue to update this information as we get more details. 

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