Chemical Spill Keeps Adrian Residents Indoors

Posted at 10:13 AM, Feb 15, 2013
and last updated 2013-02-15 10:13:35-05

adrian michiganADRIAN, Mich. – Officials  in Adrian are asking residents in the area of East Maumee and Gulf street to stay indoors because of a chemical situation.

Roads in the immediate area of the 1330 block of East Maumee are closed.

A barrel containing 30-35 gallons of nitric acid is off-gassing after reacting with a small amount of sodium hydroxide.

The request for people to stay away from the area is a precaution, there is no immediate threat.