Hazardous Materials Force Evacuation Of Skowhegan New Balance Factory

Oct 22, 2020

The New Balance factory in Skowhegan has been evacuated due to a hazardous materials incident.

WABI-TV reports that five people have been transported to a hospital and a few dozen others are being medically evaluated on the scene.

It’s unclear what chemicals employees were exposed to, but symptoms reportedly include breathing difficulty and burning eyes.