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Chlorine leak forces evacuation at OXARC Inc. in Lewiston

LEWISTON, Idaho - The City of Lewiston has confirmed that the chlorine leak at OXARC Inc. was contained and residents can now return to their homes. 

A chlorine leak caused for evacuation at OXARC Inc., in Lewiston on Thursday. 

The Region Two Hazardous Materials Response Team arrived at the scene and hopes to have the leak cleaned up within an hour. The Lewiston Fire Department asked that everyone within 500 feet of the corporation, located at 2513 3rd Ave. N Lewiston, evacuate and avoid the area. 

This story will be updated. 


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