GLEN ROCK, Pa. (WHTM) - A chemical reaction and leak sent one person to the hospital and forced the evacuation of a York County business Monday morning.
Fire officials said around 5:45 a.m., two chemicals reacted inside the Bimax, Inc., plant on Industrial Road in Springfield Township. The reaction inside a metal drum caused the drum to strain and leak fluid, releasing a vapor cloud.
That vapor cloud was described by first responders as non-threatening, although a nearby truck driver who inhaled a large amount of the vapor was taken to the hospital after complaining of an upset stomach.
The vapor could be smelled as far away as Shrewsbury.
Fire crews expected all roads in the area to be back open by 9 a.m.
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