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Suspected chemical leak turns out to be steam release; officials investigating

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NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WECT) – Officials are investigating a steam release that was previously thought to have been a possible chemical leak Thursday afternoon at Southern State Chemical, located behind the Invista Plant on Hwy. 421.

Test results showed that the possible leak turned out to be a steam release. Officials are continuing to investigate how the steam was released.

Crews on scene determined that there is no hazardous material threat to the public.

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