Shortly after 10:00 a.m., Colchester District RCMP, EHS and Debert Fire Department responded to a chemical spill at a business on McElmon Rd., Debert. As a result, employees of the business, along with a business adjacent to the location, were evacuated.
RCMP have contained the area while multiple Fire Departments and Hazmat Units are dealing with the chemical spill. At this time there have been no injuries.
Roadblocks are in place on MacElmon Rd. and on Plains Rd. towards the Village of Debert and Belmont. RCMP are asking that motorists take alternate routes to allow emergency personnel to deal with this situation.
Source: Media Release