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UPDATE: Chemical Leak Cleared At Dover YMCA

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DOVER, Del. - A chemical leak at a local YMCA, lead the building to be evacuated on Thursday morning.

Dover Police say they along with DNREC, the Dover Fire Department, and several other agencies investigated a chemical leak at the Dover YMCA building. Police say they received the call about the incident, just before 11:30 AM, and responded to find the leak contained to the building's basement.

The investigation reportedly showed that a delivery person put the wrong chemical into the wrong tank, mixing muriatic acid with chlorine acid. The building was evacuated, and the YMCA closed for the day.

Officials were able to clear to leak, and give the all clear for the building, but the YMCA will remain closed until Friday.

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