Chlorine Leak Reported in Bulgaria's Yambol

Environment | November 16, 2011, Wednesday // 11:38|  views

Firefighters in Yambol were called in the wee hours Wednesday over a chlorine leak. File photo

The Firefighter and Protection of Population Services in Bulgaria's southern city of Yambol were notified early Wednesday morning about a chlorine leak from an industrial facility.

The business of the company in question is processing of liquid chlorine. It is located three kilometers from downtown Yambol, in the city's industrial zone.

The call was placed by workers from the factory next door. It was received at 3:30 am.

Civil Defense in Yambol say the area is sealed, even though the level of harmful substances in the air is not high or above the norm.


Tags: Yambol, chlorine leak, Civil Defense

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