Chemical release injures worker in Wissinoming

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February 21, 2014 11:22:26 AM PST
First responders and a hazardous materials team responded to a chemical release that injured a worker in the Wissinoming section of Philadelphia.

The call went out before 6:00 a.m. Friday from a commercial building in the 5100 block of Comly Street.

The Philadelphia Fire Department tells Action News a worker was hurt after a 30-gallon release of nitric acid.

The injured worker was taken to Frankford Hospital in stable condition.

No other injuries were reported.

It took fire officials approximately 51 minutes to place the incident under control.