Hazmat leak capped in Downtown Fresno

FRESNO, Calif.

Fire crews recieved the call Friday morning when a train worker noticed a strong odor coming from one of the cars. Fire crews immediately recognized the chemical as hydrochloric acid and knew then they had to act quickly.

Hazardous materials crews used a garbage bag and duct tape to cap the leak until the valve causing the leak can be replaced.

Firefighters say the leak is no longer a threat.

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