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Chesterfield Fire and HAZMAT crews contain chlorine gas leak

Posted at 2:08 PM, Jul 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-02 17:09:05-04

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. — Chesterfield Fire and EMS and HAZMAT crews responded to a chlorine gas leak in Chester on Tuesday.

The chemical leak occurred at Church and Dwight Co., Inc., located on the 1800 block Touchstone Road.

Lt. Jason Elmore with Chesterfield Fire and EMS said the leak was no danger to the public.

Elmore says crews entered the building and contained the leak. The leak has dissipated and cleanup has begun, Elmore added.

The building will now be turned back over to the business.

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