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Minor Chemical Leak Reported in Kanawha Valley

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A chemical leak was reported Tuesday night at the DuPont plant in Belle, but it was contained to the plant and posed no danger to the public, according to Metro 911 dispatchers.

About three pounds of sulfur trioxide was released from the plant. The leak was reported about 8:20 p.m. Tuesday.

While the Belle Fire Department was on standby, firefighters were released when the leak posed no danger outside the plant.

No injuries were reported.


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