Major highway in Montgomery Co. reopened after acid spill, HAZMAT crews say

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY – Officials in Montgomery County said a hazardous material call shut down a major highway on Friday.

According to the Montgomery County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency, the incident took place on FM 1314 at Old Houston Road.

Authorities say several fire departments were called to help with the leaking tote, which was believed to be Nitric Acid.

HAZMAT crews are asking drivers to avoid the area as clean-up is expected to last into the night.

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