Emergency crews respond to Dalton chemical mishap

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Updated: 7/07 10:02 am

DALTON, Ga. (AP) — Dalton police are asking residents near a manufacturing plant to stay indoors as they respond to what they describe as a chemical leak or explosion.

Police said in a statement that the incident happened Monday morning at the plant on Kimberly Park Drive. They said there are no reports of injuries.

Police said Kimberly Park Drive, Willowdale Road, and Crow Valley Road were all closed shortly after 7 a.m., and that people should avoid the area.

They're asking that anyone who lives or works in the area to stay indoors.


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