3 workers fall ill at Georgetown mill

GEORGETOWN, SC (WMBF) – An incident at a Georgetown mill sent three people to the hospital Friday.

The International Paper Company says it is investigating what caused one worker to lose consciousness and two others to become ill. The mill had been closed for an annual maintenance when the incident occurred.

The company said that the three workers were taken to a nearby hospital to be checked out.

A plant spokesperson said she could not provide information on the workers' health because of privacy issues.

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