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Chemical spill investigated in Hillburn

HILLBURN – Ramapo Town Police investigated a chemical spill at a facility at 201 Route 59 in the Village of Hillburn on Wednesday afternoon.

Police said it appeared that a quantity of unknown chemicals spilled onto the floor of the building causing a strong odor. The building was evacuated and two people were transported to the hospital for minor throat irritation.

The Hillburn Fire Department along with the Rockland County and Mahwah Hazmat teams were on the scene to assess the situation. Rockland Paramedics and Ramapo Valley Ambulance Corps were on standby.

Police said the spill appeared to be confined to the building.

 


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