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Fillmore Chemical Spill Caused by Equipment Mishap

By Tracy Lehr, KEYT - KCOY - KKFX Reporter, tracy@keyt.com
Published On: Aug 30 2013 12:01:51 AM CDT
Updated On: Aug 30 2013 12:18:59 AM CDT
FILLMORE, Calif. -

A chemical spill is being blamed on faulty equipment.

A company trying to deliver hydrochloric acid to Fillmore's city pool around noon Thursday had trouble with a pallet jack used to take it off their truck.

About 100 gallons of acid flowed into a storm drain.

The rest of the spill was contained.

Fillmore High School had to be secured while cleanup crews went to work.

A company worker and a city workers were treated for minor injuries.
    

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