Castlemaine Streets Locked Down After Chemical Spill

March 21, 2024 9:19 am in by
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Paramedics assessed a person at the scene of the chemical spill that closed down Castlemaine streets.

Residents of the town south of Bendigo were asked to stay indoors as Hazmat teams cleaned up a dangerous spill on the Pyrenees Highway.

Police continue to investigate the crash where two hundred litres of chloride solution and caustic soda spilled onto the highway yesterday.

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Emergency workers in protective gear scrambled to help contain the spill following the early morning car crash.