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Chemical spill prompts evacuation of Mansfield Twp. Walmart

MANSFIELD TOWNSHIP, NJ (Warren County) – The Walmart in Mansfield Township was evacuated Thursday morning after a small chemical spill, according to Walmart spokesperson Casey Staheli.

The flammable liquid spill occurred at the Walmart, located at 1885 Route 57, at 10:15 a.m., Staheli said.

There were no reported injures at the time of the incident.

“Our store is currently open but was temporarily closed this morning due to a small chemical spill. We appreciate the quick response and assistance of Warren County Hazmat and the Tri-County and Mount Bethel Fire Departments,” Staheli said.

The Walmart reopened at 11:05 a.m., Staheli said.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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