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Chemical Spill Forces Evacuation Of Pike County Government Building

Oct 11, 2018

Credit mccartyassociates.com

Waverly police say the Pike County Government Center was evacuated Wednesday due to a chemical spill. 

County Commisssioner Fred Foster says the evacuation and closure of the building were ordered as a precaution.  Pike County EMA says the chemical, MECT5< was an inhalation hazard and the spill was in a storage room at the back of the building. No injuries or illnesses are reported.