radiation exposure

13 exposed to radiation at hazmat incident in Seattle

SEATTLE (AP) - Thirteen people had to be decontaminated for radiation exposure - and eight of them hospitalized - after a breach of a radioactive substance in in Seattle.KOMO reports that contractors were transporting Caesium-137 in Seattle's First Hill neighborhood Thursday night.Hazmat crews were called to the scene and found 13 contract workers, custodial workers and others at the scene tested positive for radiation exposure and needed to undergo decontamination.