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Hazardous Leak At Truck Stop Forces Evacuation

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Johnston Hazmat
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.

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