Three people left ill after a nitrogen leak at a Florida ice cream shop

Nitrogen Leak At Ice Cream Shop

WESTON, Fla. (WWSB) - A nitrogen leak at a South Florida ice cream shop had workers and firefighters falling ill.

It happened Thursday afternoon in Weston near Fort Lauderdale. Authorities say one worker collapsed, another fell ill and a firefighter had to be treated at the scene.

Fire rescue crews went to Chill-N-Nitrogen Ice Cream after workers complained of feeling dizzy. A hazardous materials crew stopped the leak.

The store manager said one of the workers was released from the hospital and the other was being kept for observation.

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