4 bank employees treated when dye pack explodes

Jan 31, 2012, 2:55 PM

WELLINGTON, Colo. (AP) – Four Colorado bank employees suffered minor injuries when a dye pack meant for bank robbers accidentally exploded.

Firefighters say the injuries occurred while workers were conducting an audit Monday at a First National Bank of Colorado branch in Wellington and fumes overwhelmed them.

A dye pack is hidden in bags with money and used to track bills after a robbery.

The Fort Collins Coloradoan (
http://noconow.co/zAE3ft) reports firefighters spent several hours ventilating the building with a large fan.

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Information from: Fort Collins Coloradoan,
http://www.coloradoan.com

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4 bank employees treated when dye pack explodes