Insecticide leak shuts down Virginia roads temporarily

The Colonial Heights Fire Department is investigating an insecticide tank leak that shut down several streets in Colonial Heights, Virginia, on April 5, 2012, WWBT News reports.

A school worker noticed the overturned portable tank on Conduit Road around 8:00 a.m. A section of the road from West Roslyn to East Westover was closed temporarily.

The mess was cleaned up by town officials without any injuries or evacuations. Investigators are trying to figure out who owns the tank and how it arrived on Conduit Road.

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