September 30, 2009 in City, News

Highway now open after fertizlier spill cleanup

Fertilizer truck rolls, closes road
The Spokesman-Review
 

State Highway 25 three miles north of Northport, south of the the Canadian border in Stevens County, is reopened after a fertilizer spill this morning blocked the road for several hours

A semi-truck carrying fertilizer rolled about 9:43 a.m., the Washington State Patrol reported.

The accident did not involve injuries. A cleanup of the non-hazardous fertilizer took several hours to complete, dispatchers said.

Emergency units from the State Patrol, Stevens County Sheriff and state Department of Transportation responded to the scene.

Details were not yet available on the cause of the accident. The highway runs along the Columbia River.

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