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2 injured following hazmat spill in the Delaware River

Monday, March 18, 2013

Officials say two people were injured following a hazmat spill in the Delaware River near the Port Richmond section of Philadelphia late Sunday.

The incident happened around 11:00 p.m. along the 3300 block of North Delaware Avenue.

Authorities told Action News that 50 gallons of Phenol spilled after an equipment malfunction at the Kinder Morgan Company.

Two workers were exposed to the chemical and taken to the hospital in stable condition, officials say.

The situation has been placed under control.

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