Nine Evacuated in Reno Acid Spill

By: Staff Email
By: Staff Email

RENO, NV - Nine people were evacuated from a business in Reno because of an acid spill Friday.

About 11:30 Friday morning, an employee at Sierra Sciences, a biotech firm, dropped a box with a small container of hydrochloric acid. One employee was exposed to the chemical and may have to be treated.

There were no road closures and no nearby businesses were affected.

The spill happened on South Rock Boulevard.

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