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Cesium-137 Found Near Airport
Updated May 5, 2013 12:04 AM | Filed under: Network Indiana
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(INDIANAPOLIS) - Hazardous materials crews say the radioactive cesium-137 found inside a truck trailer at warehouse near Indianapolis International Airport - does not pose a health risk.

Firefighters and hazmat workers were sent the area when a radiation detector went off. Apparently, the material had been stored too closely - and that sparked the alert.

Cesium-137 is usually used in industrial gauges and cancer treatments.



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