Hazardous Leak At Truck Stop Forces Evacuation
Posted April 1, 2005 11:20 a.m. EST
JOHNSTON COUNTY, N.C. — Authorities closed an exit off Interstate 95 in Johnston County and are evacuated a truck stop after a truck was discovered leaking hazardous materials.
The incident happened around 8 a.m. Friday at the
Truck Stops of America
mile marker 106, just outside Kenly
The trucking company involved has contacted a hazardous materials cleanup company to handle the incident.
The leak was from a tractor-trailer parked near the fuel area and truck wash center. Authorities believe the leak was from a chemical called Dimethel Chlorosilane, which is highly flammable.