Hazmat situation reported at Detroit wastewater treatment plant

Leak happens at facility on West Jefferson Avenue

Published On: Feb 18 2013 09:18:29 AM EST   Updated On: Feb 18 2013 01:04:13 PM EST

A hazmat situation was reported Monday morning at Detroit’s wastewater treatment plant.

A Detroit Water and Sewage Department said a power drop happened for about 20 minutes at its plant on West Jefferson Avenue.

There was a small chlorine leak, but it never contaminated any public water.

Workers were briefly evacuated but no injuries were reported. The scene was cleared just before 10 a.m.

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