Chemical leak prompts evacuations and multiple medical units

Officials are asking people to avoid the area around the 400 block of South Second Street

Posted: Nov 1, 2020 3:15 PM
Updated: Nov 2, 2020 9:44 AM

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. -- A formaldehyde leak at a chemical plant in Springfield has prompted street closures and evacuations as multiple medical units are responding.

Officials are asking people to avoid the area around the 400 block of South Second Street calling this a significant event.

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