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Rescue underway after people fall into tank of M&M/Mars chocolate

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Posted at 1:56 PM, Jun 09, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-09 18:24:45-04

ELIZABETHTOWN, Penn. — Rescue efforts are underway after two people fell into a tank of chocolate at a Pennsylvania M&M/Mars factory on Thursday.

The two people were uninjured after falling into the tank just before 2 p.m. EST, but they couldn't get out on their own, according to PennLive.com.

The chocolate in the tank is reportedly waist-high.

Lancaster Online reported that over two dozen emergency crews were called to the scene, and they were trying to cut a hole into the bottom of the tank to rescue the two people.

This story was originally published by Jeff Tavss of KTSU in Salt Lake City, Utah.