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Posted on: July 29, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Emergency Responders Working to Contain Spill at Tinker Creek in Botetourt

Roanoke, VA – The Virginia Department of Emergency Management and Virginia Department of Environmental Quality have notified the City of Roanoke about a chemical spill which occurred at Tinker Creek in Botetourt County. While emergency responders in Botetourt County and Roanoke County are currently working with state agencies to contain the spill, citizens are asked to refrain from fishing or swimming in Tinker Creek to allow the cleanup to proceed.

Questions may be addressed to the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality on Monday at 540-562-6700.


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