CARROLL COUNTY, Va. – Crews from Roanoke and Salem are heading home after they were called to help with a hazmat spill that resulted from a tractor-trailer crash in Carroll County.
Authorities say crews were dispatched to mile marker 13 on I-77 just before midnight Thursday after a tractor-trailer started leaking hazardous chemicals after a crash.
Before midnight, personnel were dispatched to Carrol County I-77 MM-13 for a HazMat Spill. Carrol County called our Regional HazMat Team, with members from Roanoke Fire-EMS and @SalemVAFireEMS, after a tractor trailer started leaking hazardous chemicals following a crash. pic.twitter.com/TcoJm2bkiC— Roanoke Fire-EMS (@RoanokeFireEMS) June 5, 2020
Around 25 gallons out of a 55-gallon drum of chemical resin had leaked, according to Roanoke Fire-EMS.
Crews say they were able to help mitigate the impacts of the spill, and as of 7:30 a.m., the crew is on its way home.