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One injured in Sodium Hydroxide leak

KFD said one person was hurt in the chemical leak
One inured in Sodium Hydroxide leak
One inured in Sodium Hydroxide leak(KFD)
Published: Aug. 11, 2021 at 2:25 PM EDT
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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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