Stolen Pool Chemicals Spilled on Desert Inn - 8 News NOW

Stolen Pool Chemicals Spilled on Desert Inn

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LAS VEGAS - Emergency crews are finishing work on a chemical spill on eastbound Desert Inn Road near Valley View Boulevard, and the super-arterial is now open again.

Metro Police says a pool supply company was burglarized prior to the accident. The thieves crashed their vehicle on Desert Inn, causing stolen chemicals to spill on the road. The cleanup could take up to an hour to finish.

Metro says emergency crews are not treating this as a hazardous materials investigation.
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