Splash Pad Closed After Worker Collapses

(Burlington, ND) — A splash pad in Burlington is closed following an incident involving a city maintenance worker. Burlington Rural Fire Chief Karter Lesmann was called to the scene earlier this week, where he found a maintenance worker who had collapsed. He rendered aid to the worker until an ambulance arrived. While what happened remains unclear, Lesmann says he heard something about chemicals mentioned in the phone call that prompted the discovery. The maintenance worker is recovering, and the splash pad will remain closed for the rest of the month.

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