2 rescued from chocolate tank at Mars factory in Pennsylvania

ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa. — Crews rescued two people Thursday after they became trapped in a chocolate tank at an M&M/Mars factory in central Pennsylvania, according to multiple reports.

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Officials confirmed a rescue mission was underway as of 2:20 p.m. EDT, WHP-TV reported. Lancaster County dispatchers told PennLive.com that two people fell into a tank at the facility just after 1:50 p.m. First responders had been called to help cut a hole into the tank to free the people trapped, WHTM-TV reported.

According to WHP, the two people were rescued by 4:15 p.m. and taken to a hospital. They were not injured, PennLive.com reported.

Dispatchers told PennLive.com that the tank had some chocolate in it at the time of the incident. The chocolate was believed to be about waist-high, the news site reported.