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Fire, Chemical Spill Contained and Evacuation Order Lifted

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Residents in an area of Sapulpa can return to their homes Friday after a chemical spill incident.

Crews with the Sapulpa Fire Department and Tulsa Fire Department were sent to Sulzer ChemTech after receiving word that there had been a chemical spill Thursday evening. 

At the scene crews were made aware that the chemical in question was nitric acid and had sent a plume of toxins in the air. Other chemicals also were involved.

Hazmat crews notified nearby residents to evacuate. This was in the area near the Town West Shopping Center near 49th W. Avenue and West 61st Street.

No injuries were reported at the time of the incident.

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