2 Being Treated at Lehigh Valley Hospital for Possible Hazmat Exposure

Two people exposed to an unknown substance has prompted a hazmat situation at the Lehigh Valley Hospital Cedar Crest campus.

Emergency crews were dispatched to the hospital around 12:15 p.m., county officials told NBC10.com. The 783 bed trauma center is located along Interstate 78 at S. Cedarcrest Blvd. in Allentown, Pa.

A hospital spokesperson said the two individuals arrived at the hospital's Emergency Department requesting treatment for exposure to an unknown substance. They are currently being helped at a decontamination area outside the emergency room.

Officials say the hospital and the emergency department remains open and is operating normally.

Salisbury Township Police are investigating the incident.

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