Two rescued from chocolate tank at M&M Mars plant in Lancaster

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Two employees were rescued after getting stuck inside a tank full of chocolate at the M&M Mars factory in Elizabethtown on Thursday, Lancasteronline reports.

More than two dozen emergency personnel were dispatched to the scene shortly before 2 p.m. Thursday. Rescue units cut a hole out at the bottom in order to free the employees, according to dispatch reports. Dispatch stated while the two individuals were "not floating around" in a vat of chocolate, officers had trouble getting them out.

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Both employees were transferred to the hospital, one via helicopter, police dispatch said.

Officials with Elizabethtown Fire Department declined to comment, referring a reporter to M&M Mars for further comment. Calls to company officials were not returned.