La. Crews Called to Methanol Leak

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PORT FOURCHON, La. --

 

Hazardous materials crews were called to a chemical leak Monday in Port Fourchon.

Louisiana State Police said an 18-wheeler carrying methanol flipped over on N.J. Theriot Road near Highway 3090. Some methanol did leak, but police did not immediately specify how much.

Authorities evacuated the immediate area around the port while hazmat crews decontaminate the scene.

 

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