'Powdery substance' on Ulmerton likely came from pool truck - FOX 13 News

'Powdery substance' on Ulmerton likely came from pool truck

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LARGO (FOX 13) -

A chemical spill wascausing some traffic uses along Ulmerton Road in Largo.

Muriatic acid spilledoff a truck and onto the road near Belcher, and it likely came from a poolcleaning company's truck, investigators said Tuesday.

Hazmat crews werecalled to the scene and used a powdery substance to help absorb the chemical,which was causing some delays.

There was some damageto the road as well, so now crews will have to repair the stretch. Thewestbound lanes of Ulmerton were still shut down around noon.

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