Two days after chemical fire, Gloucester County residents report odor

    The fire at the Dow Chemical plant in Bucks County, Pa., might be out, but neighbors in New Jersey are still complaining about the smell.

    Two days after a lightning bolt started a fire that released chemical odors into the air, Gloucester County, N.J., residents began calling authorities to report a glue-like odor.

    Calls have come from Pitman, West Deptford Township and from Camden County, the Gloucester County Times reports. Burlington County residents reported similar odors yesterday.

     

    The fire released ethyl acrylate and butyl acrylate — paint ingredients the company said are not toxic.

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