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Drinking water near Luke Air Force Base may be contaminated

Nearby residents advised to drink from bottled water after chemicals found

Posted 2/23/21

Residents east of Luke Air Force Base are on edge after learning drinking water in their community may be contaminated following tests that detected high levels of toxic chemicals from a fire extinguishing foam used for decades on the military installation.

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