Crews kept busy early Tuesday morning containing a chemical leak in Akron.
Employees reported the chlorine gas leak at the Hygenic Corporation in the 1200 block of Home Avenue around 2:30 a.m.
After arriving at the scene, the fire department evacuted the building and requested additional help from a Hazmat team and a Hazmat rescue truck. The EPA was also notified of the incident.
Traffic was blocked as crews worked to cap and stop the leak at 4:16 a.m.
One employee was taken to a local hospital. Their condition is unknown at this time.
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