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      Chemical irritant at DC acquatic center sends one to hospital

      One person was hospitalized Monday after a chemical was detected at a Capitol Hill aquatic center.

      Several people at the William H. Rumsey Aquatic Center located at 635 N. Carolina Ave SE complained of an unusual odor around 5:30 p.m. People reported feeling sick and hazardous materials units responded.

      Fire officials say a chemical irritant was the cause and one adult was taken to an area hospital. Five adults and two children were treated on scene.