Durham road reopens after hazmat incident

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Thursday, November 21, 2019
Hazmat situation shuts down busy Durham street
Hazmat situation shuts down busy Durham street.

DURHAM, N.C. (WTVD) -- A Durham street has reopened after a chemical spill on Wednesday afternoon.

North Roxboro Road was shut down about 4:30 p.m., the Durham Fire Department said after a spill at the intersection with Infinity Road.

Approximately 330 gallons of sodium hypochlorite (pool chlorine) spilled from a tank and entered a storm drain.

N. Roxboro Road reopened shortly after 6:30 p.m. after firefighters worked the hazmat scene.

No one was injured.