Hazmat teams clean up chemical spill near Durant Regional Airport

Published: Dec. 12, 2022 at 4:08 PM CST
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DURANT, Okla. (KXII) - Hazmat teams were called to a chemical spill at a Durant business Monday morning.

A Southwest Pickling employee said two thousand gallons of sulfuric acid spilled, due to what they said was a ruptured valve.

No injuries have been reported.

Hazmat crews from Ardmore and McAlester helped clean up the spill.

Pickling is a metal surface treatment that uses strong acids to remove surface stains.