Small Chemical Spill Prompts Evacuation of Milestone Inc. in Shelton

Milestone Inc. in Shelton was evacuated Friday afternoon after a small Hydrofluoric acid spill, according to Shelton police.

Police said they responded to the site at 25 Controls Drive in Shelton after receiving calls that initially reported the incident as an explosion, but the fire department determined that was not the case. 

They learned that there was a small Hydrofluoric acid spill and vapor from the chemical reached the ventilation system, prompting the evacuation, according to police. 

No injuries are reported and fire and hazmat crews are expecting to clear the building soon.

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