Nitric acid exposure sends 3 to Albuquerque hospital

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ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Three people were sent to an Albuquerque hospital Friday after being exposed to Nitric acid.

It happened in the 10000 block of Research Road SE at the semi-conductor manufacturing plant.

The Albuquerque Fire Department says the three victims suffered burns but were they are expected to be OK.

AFD says the cause of the exposure is unknown at this time. The building was evacuated and will be closed for the rest of the day. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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