2 injured in spill at gas company site in Port Richmond

    Officials say two people are hurt after a piece of equipment malfunctioned at a plant in Philadelphia, spilling about 50 gallons of hazardous material into the Delaware River.

    WPVI-TV reports the spill happened around 11 p.m. Sunday at a Kinder Morgan Company facility in the city’s Port Richmond section.

    Officials say 50 gallons of phenol, which is also known as carbolic acid, spilled into the river.


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    Two workers were taken to the hospital after they were exposed. They’re in stable condition.

    Officials say the situation has been placed under control.

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