FREEPORT (WREX) — The city of Freeport posted on its Facebook page that there was a chemical spill early Tuesday evening, forcing an evacuation at Modern Plating.
Modern Plating is located off South Hancock Avenue.
The Facebook post said it was a 5,500 gallon spill. People were asked to avoid the area.
The incident happened around 6:40 p.m. and was cleaned up three hours later. Streets have been reopened.
It's unclear what chemical was spilled and how it happened.
This story will be updated.