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Military families living near Red Hill blame sickness on tainted water

  • COURTESY U.S. NAVY / 2018
                                Area residents say they are concerned that a fuel leak at the Navy’s Red Hill Underground Fuel Storage Facility about a week ago may have contaminated the water system in the Pearl Harbor area. Above, a tunnel inside the underground facility.

    COURTESY U.S. NAVY / 2018

    Area residents say they are concerned that a fuel leak at the Navy’s Red Hill Underground Fuel Storage Facility about a week ago may have contaminated the water system in the Pearl Harbor area. Above, a tunnel inside the underground facility.

Emilee Carpenter, who lives in military housing in Salt Lake, started getting headaches and stomachaches about a week ago that grew progressively worse. She says her husband, who is in the military, broke out in hives a couple of days ago after taking a shower. Read more

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