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Tanker spills flammable liquid, forces evacuations in Caledonia

Posted at 1:36 PM, Jul 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-10 14:36:52-04

CALEDONIA, Wis. -- An overturned tanker spilling a 'very flammable liquid' forced police in Caledonia to ask residents to evacuate their homes, according to an alert from the police department.

County Highway V is closed between County Highway G and Seven Mile Rd. due to the spill. All homes within a half-mile radius of the spill were evacuated, police say.

Police ask that the public avoids the area while crews work to contain the spill.

Check back often for updates on this developing story.

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