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Hazmat crews clear acid spill in southwest Charlotte

Charlotte FIre Department was called to a reported spill from a rail car on Fruehauf Drive off Westinghouse Boulevard Wednesday morning.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Hazmat crews were called to a reported Hydrochloric acid spill in Steele Creek Wednesday morning. 

According to a tweet from the Charlotte Fire Department, crews were called to a reported spill in the 11700 block of Fruehauf Drive, just off Westinghouse Boulevard in Steele Creek. The spill was reported from a rail car, according to Charlotte Fire. 

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Firefighters were able to get the spill cleaned up in a little over an hour and no one was injured.

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