Thurston County officials temporarily shut down the hazardous materials collection site at the Waste and Recovery Center on Hogum Bay Road at 1 p.m. Friday, according to county spokesman John Tennis.
“An employee there had a physical problem, cause unknown, and was taken to the hospital,” he said. “The site was closed out of caution.”
HazoHouse is a drop off site for household paint, solvents and other hazardous materials. Thurston County Public Works officials will make an announcement when the facility can be reopened, according to a news release.