HazMat Crews Cleaning Up Detergent Leak On Route 309 In Montco

HazMat Crews Cleaning Up Detergent Leak On Route 309 In Montco

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MONTGOMERY TWP., Pa. -

An industrial detergent leak overnight on Route 309 in Montgomery Township, Montgomery County, is still causing traffic problems this morning.

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Hazmat crews remained on the scene Thursday morning between Richardson Road and North Broad street just after midnight and shut down the roadway in both directions.

Officials say a tractor-trailer was leaking the liquid. An officer noticed it and stopped the driver.

A cleanup is underway. One lane in each direction was reported to be getting by the scene by 7 a.m.

Two firefighters had to be treated for heat exhaustion. There are no other reported injuries.

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