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Forklift accident leads to weed killer spill

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PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -

A forklift accident inside a local business led to a spill of more than 100 gallons of weed killer.

It happened at 3:30 a.m. Thursday at 9026 N.E. 13th Ave. Firefighters arrived, assessed the situation and worked to ensure the leak was contained until a hazardous materials cleanup crew arrived.

No one was hurt and the spill was contained to the immediate area.

Investigators said a forklift punctured a container holding 240 gallons of weed killer. Firefighters estimated about half of it leaked out.

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