Grafton Chemical Spill Creates Vapor Cloud
GRAFTON (CBS) – A chemical spill at a business complex created a potentially dangerous vapor cloud late Friday morning.
It happened at Dana Transport, a trucking company, on Westboro Road (Route 30) around 11:15 a.m.
According to town administrator Timothy McInerney, nitric acid spilled inside the building, mixed with other chemicals, created a vapor cloud and leaked outside.
No one was hurt.
WBZ-TV’s Bill Shields reports
McInerney said buildings within a tenth-of-a-mile radius of the spill and the North Grafton Elementary School were evacuated as a precaution.
Students were taken to Grafton Elementary School.
A woman who lives on Waterville Street, near the site of the spill, told WBZ-TV she was not evacuated and no longer sees the cloud outside.