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MVA Causes Chemical Spill in Edgewater

By KATE LIND, Correspondent | July 14, 2020 | FLORIDA

Story No. 071420105

Edgewater, FL - Volusia County Fire Rescue's Hazardous Materials team (HazMat) responded to a call with Edgewater Fire and Rescue and Edgewater Police Department on July 14th. A motor vehicle accident involving a pool cleaning vehicle resulted in a spill of approximately two-gallons of sodium hypochlorite and three-gallons of muriatic acid. The spilled chemicals mixed and created a reaction. Sodium bicarbonate was used to mitigate the reaction, and no injuries were reported.

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