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Wednesday, 08 January 2020 10:33

BREAKING NEWS: Paper Mill evacuated due to chemical Leak Featured

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A Chemical leak at a Artic Paper in Munkedal Sweden in the morning of Wednesday 8th Jan 2020

Photo: Robert Betzehag/Rescue PhotoHazmat crew are on site at the paper mill in Munkedal to investigate the leak

"We are looking into what happened with the correct equipment, to see what form of chemicals have leaked from a machine says Peter Gustafsson from the Fire Department."

The papermill has now been evacuated and two people have been treated for chemical effects by ambulance personnel also on scene.

Göran Lindqvist site manager at the paper mill:

- Right now, a cleanup is underway. Preliminary is was a mix of two different chemicals that were labeled incorrectly. Then it became a chemical reaction. An estimated 50 liters has been leaked, he says.

MORE to follow....


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