Hazmat crews called to Greenville chemical plant


Hazmat crews were called Wednesday night to a report of a possible leak at a chemical plant in Greenville.

The Greenville Fire Department was dispatched shortly after 7:30 p.m. to the BASF facility at 1175 Martin St., according to Greenville police and fire dispatchers.

Firefighters remained on scene, but by 9 p.m. it already was contained, a dispatcher said.

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No further information was available on the nature of the leak, but according to initial reports a chemical tote was smoking.

No injuries were reported.

The BASF plant produces coatings for the automotive industry, according to its website.

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