Air quality problems send 10 to hospitals in New Hampshire

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RINDGE, N.H. - Authorities say 10 people were sent to area hospitals complaining of dizziness and respiratory trouble after a problem with air quality at a Rindge food market.

Shift Lt. Tom Redin of the Southwestern New Hampshire District Fire Mutual Aid said that the cause of the problem was still being investigated Sunday night at the Market Basket on Route 202.

A Hazmat team from Keene was sent to the scene to help determine the cause of the air quality problem, which occurred about 6:12 p.m., Redin said.

The seriousness of the injuries was not immediately known.

The victims were taken to three hospitals in Keene, Peterborough and Gardner, Mass.

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