27 people exposed to chlorine gas, hydrochloric acid at Parsippany pool, 5 hospitalized

Glacier Hills Association Pool. Photo: Pool association website.

After the chemicals in a pool in Morris County mixed together, more than two dozen people were exposed to chlorine gas and hydrochloric acid, with five being taken to the hospital, authorities said.At 9:21 a.m. Friday, Parsippany-Troy Hills Police responded to a hazmat incident at the Glacier Hills Association Pool on Forum Court, Officer Remo D’Alessandro said in a statement. Officers arrived to find around 27 people at the pool, most of them children, who had been exposed to a vapor cloud of chlorine and muriatic acid, also known as hydrochloric acid.There were 18 other people being treated …

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