Crews Responded to Small Mercury Spill at Ledyard Police Station

Emergency crews responded to a minor mercury spill at the police station in Ledyard on Thursday morning after a thermostat was dropped on a desk, according to police.

A supervisor with the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection said DEEP and firefighters responded to the police station at 11 Lorenz Parkway in Ledyard after a wall-mounted thermostat caused the spill.

Crews used a special mercury kit to clean the spill and properly dispose of it.

No injuries are reported.

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