One injured in Sodium Hydroxide leak
KFD said one person was hurt in the chemical leak
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - Knoxville Fire Department said one person was injured in a chemical leak Wednesday afternoon.
Fire crews were called to Hoitt Avenue in East Knoxville for a Sodium Hydroxide leak. Officials with KFD said one person was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Officials said no evacuations were required due to the leak.
Sodium hydroxide, also known as caustic soda or lye, is a highly versatile substance used in a variety of manufacturing processes.
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