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Toxic fumes injure 3 Round Table Pizza employees

Hazardous Material team says cause was improper mixing of cleaning agents

Three employees of Pleasanton's Round Table Pizza were rushed to ValleyCare Medical Center Tuesday afternoon after inhaling toxic fumes in the dishwashing area of the restaurant.

Joe Testa, battalion chief of the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department, said firefighters treated the three employees at the scene and then had ambulances take them to ValleyCare. He said the department's Hazardous Material Team determined that the probable cause of the employees' symptoms was the mixing of cleaning agents that resulted in a hazardous "off-gassing."

The restaurant, located at 530 Main St., was ventilated by the fire department, re-checked and found to be normal, and was re-opened. The sidewalk in front of the restaurant was closed for about two hours.

Testa said the incident serves as a reminder to homeowners and businesses alike to never mix cleaning chemicals.

"Doing so can be highly dangerous to anyone who is around them," he said.

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