Crews respond to chemical spill in East Houston
HOUSTON, TX – Hazmat crews were called to the scene of a chemical spill yesterday after a tanker truck overturned near East Loop and the Buffalo Bayou, ABC 13 reports.
The Houston Fire Department asked residents near the 400 block of 92nd Street to stay indoors as a safety precaution while they worked the scene.
@HoustonFire Hazmat units are currently on scene of a chemical leak at the 400 Block of 92nd St. As a precautionary measure, residents are asked to avoid the area and remain indoors for the time being. @FireChiefofHFD
— Houston Fire Dept (@HoustonFire) March 10, 2022
The truck was transporting propionic acid, which can cause respiratory problems and skin irritation. Fortunately, it does not appear as though anyone was injured at this time.
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