Crews contain Cedar Rapids chlorine leak
Firefighters were able to contain a chlorine leak at a Cedar Rapids’ water treatment plant.
According to a report by KCRG, on Friday, October 4, 2013 employees from the water department reported an alarm activated around 6 p.m. Firefighters dressed in hazmat suits to check levels in the “chlorine container room.”
Around 7:45 p.m. workers stopped the leak, according to the report.
KCRG reported that the water department said the plant was off-line for about 2.5 hours Friday evening. Chlorine did not contaminate any public water supply.