Palos Heights chemical spill contained

June 19, 2010 1:43:30 PM PDT
Dozens of households and businesses in southwest suburban Palos Heights had to be evacuated Friday. A caustic chemical made of the light metal used in drainer cleaner was spotted vaporizing above a tanker truck on Route 83 between Harlem Avenue and Southwest Highway.

The chemical spill was contained to the tanker.

No one was injured.


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