Incident at Burdekin sugar mill leaves five in hospital

November 25, 2022 6:09 am in by

Five people have been hospitalised after they were exposed to chemical fumes at a Burdekin sugar mill.

It happened around 10.50am yesterday at Wilmar Sugar Australia’s Inkerman Mill in Home Hill

Paramedics have taken the five people suffering respiratory-related issues to Ayr Hospital in stable conditions.

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One patient was also treated for chemical burns.