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July 22, 2014 12:09 PM

Pierre Swimming Pool Reopens After Evacuation

Pierre, SD

City recreation officials in Pierre have fixed a chlorine leak and reopened a public pool that was evacuated.

Emergency officials were called to the Griffin Park outdoor pool Monday afternoon when a city parks employee smelled chlorine in a building near the pool where equipment is kept.

Previous story: Pierre Swimming Pool Evacuated After Chlorine Leak

About 50 people were evacuated from the pool as a precaution. Fire Chief Ian Paul says no one was ever endangered.

Officials say a loose hose was the cause of the leak. The pool reopened Tuesday.

 

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