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Chemical reaction forces building's evacuation

LAKE GENEVA (WKOW) -- A resort was evacuated after people detected a strong chemical odor.

The Walworth County Sheriff's Department was called to the Grand Geneva Resort around 8:30 p.m. Friday night.

Deputies say a the odor came from a reaction between two cleaning chemicals.  One worker was taken to the hospital. 

The area was cleaned and ventilated.  People were allowed to return to the building an hour and a half later.

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