Chemical leak reported at the Dupont plant in Belle, WV
Emergency crews responded to the scene of a reported chemical release at the Dupont plant in Belle, West Virginia.
According to Kanawha County 911 dispatchers, the call came in as a vapor release just before 4 a.m. Saturday, August 30.
Dispatchers say that the leak was from a Amiens unit that had been shut down for maintenance. Emergency crews began containing the diluted Amiens, and was collected and treated on on site.
Kanawha County Emergency Management were called to the scene and investigated the area for any vapor detection, which none was detected. Officials also say they did not issue a shelter in place due to the material being already diluted and posed no threat to the public.
Crews later cleared the scene.
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