Hotel Evacuated in Bear Spray Mishap

Maid hospitalized after can discharges

Oct 12, 2011
Outside Magazine

Officials evacuated 200 people from Salt Lake City's Marriot hotel earlier this week after a hotel maid accidently discharged a cannister of bear spray when she bumped into it with her cleaning cart. Bear spray, which is more effective in halting bear attacks than even firearms, is roughly ten times more potent than pepper spray. The maid was later hospitalized.

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