Thursday, August 1, 2013
Chemical Spill In Sallisaw
Around 11 a.m. Thursday, Sallisaw Police and Fire Department responded to a hazmat spill on the corner of Elm and Creek. The spill was coming from a semi truck that was making a delivery in the downtown area. The semi truck also contained a barrel of fertilizer.
A hazmat team from Tulsa responded to examine and clean the spill. At this time it's unknown what the substance is.
The Sallisaw PD closed off a 1-2 block radius and the Sequoyah County Courthouse was evacuated. 100+ inmates were evacuated and relocated to an undisclosed area.
Officials asked everyone to stay away from this area. No injuries have been reported.
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