Spill at Delaware chemical plant

NEWPORT, Del. - November 20, 2009

They were called to the plant shortly before 10:00 a.m.

A spokesperson from the Department of Natural Resources say about 20 gallons of a sodium alcohol mixture spilled onto the floor.

That mixture is used as a base for enamel paints.

The spill was contained to the building.

An internal HAZMAT team was working to clean up the spill, though local fire companies were called to provide oversight and backup.

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