Spill of “highly acidic” chemical forces overnight emergency clean up

ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) – An accident early Tuesday morning at a Northwest Rochester plant has emergency crews cleaning up a chemical spill.

Rochester Fire crews responded to the Kerry facility located at 2402 7th St. NW around 2:30 a.m. According to a Kerry employee on site, the spill involved a highly acidic chemical with a pH of one.  It’s reportedly a chemical they have on site.

The spill occurred outside the building in a courtyard, but was contained.  The KTTC crew on scene reports no one was hurt, and that there is no danger to the public.

The incident is under investigation.

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Jacob Murphey

Jacob Murphey

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