Pepper spray released at campground sends one to hospital

Texas State Police responding to a “possible Mass Casualty Hazardous Materials incident” at Cozy Hills Campground on Sunday resulted in six people “evaluated” and one taken to a hospital after “a release of pepper spray,” according to the Bantam Fire Company’s Facebook page and reported by the Houston Chronicle.

A dispatcher with Litchfield County Dispatch said pepper spray was diffused at the campground, but she did not know how many people were affected.

A woman who answered the phone at the campground directed questions to state police.

Bantam Fire Company said several of its ambulances as well as Litchfield Fire Rescue 5 and Washington EMS were on scene.


One Thought to “Pepper spray released at campground sends one to hospital”

  1. Rory

    The article on pepper spray being “defused” at an rv park was a bit vague. How was it defused, what was the source, was it accidental? If so why was the state police called and not just EMS?

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