Pelham Police Department issue an ALL CLEAR after chlorine leak

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PELHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Update 2:30 p.m.- Pelham Police issue an all clear after clearing the scene of the Chlorine leak in the Indian Hills Community.

WATCH: Pelham Police Department holds a press conference with the latest on the Chlorine leak.


Pelham Police Department holds a press conference with the latest on the Chlorine leak.

LIVE: Pelham Police Department holds a press conference with the latest on the Chlorine leak.

Posted by CBS 42 on Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Update 1: 30 p.m. – The Pelham Police Department is urging residents to continue to take shelter. Crews are on the scene working to clear the chlorine leak.

Authorities say at this time, they are monitoring the gas chlorine leak and the levels of the fumes in the air. Officials say they are still urging residents who live in the Indian Hills Community to stay indoors at this time. They are also urging everyone in the community to make sure that you put your pets indoors as well.

One person has been taken to the hospital for treatment from exposure to the chlorine leak.

12:30 p.m. – The Pelham Police Department has alerted the Indian Hills community to avoid the area and to stay inside due to a hazmat situation.

View from the other side of the blocked area

Authorities say a small chlorine leak around a cylinder in the 1800 Block of Indian Hills Road is causing emergency officials to block roads in that area as they work to remove the hazardous leak.

Shelby County EMA Officials says that residents need to stay away 1,000 feet from the site where crews are working to clear the situation.

1:30 p.m. – WATCH: Pelham Police Department holds a press conference with the latest in the hazmat situation

Pelham Police Department holds a press conference with the latest in the hazmat situation.

⚠️⚠️STAY INSIDE! Keep your pets indoors too! Pelham Police Department holds a press conference with the latest in the hazmat situation in the Indian Hills Community.Police are still monitoring the area of the chlorine leak. One person, a contractor was taken to the hospital. Details: http://bit.ly/32hJMYi

Posted by CBS 42 on Wednesday, July 10, 2019

12:30 p.m. – WATCH: Pelham Police Department asks residents to seek shelter on a hazmat situation.

Pelham Police Department asks residents to seek shelter on a hazmat situation

BREAKING LIVE: Pelham Police Department asks residents to seek shelter on a hazmat situation. Details: http://bit.ly/32hJMYi

Posted by CBS 42 on Wednesday, July 10, 2019

11:30. a.m. – WATCH: Pelham Police Department holds a press conference with the latest in the hazmat situation.

Pelham Police Department holds a press conference with the latest in the hazmat situation

Pelham Police Department holds a press conference with the latest on the hazmat situation. Officials say the chlorine leak is under control and one person was taken to the hospital. Details: http://bit.ly/32hJMYi

Posted by CBS 42 on Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Officers are assisting the Pelham Fire Department. All businesses and residents in the area of Indian Hills Road should remain indoors with doors and windows closed according to Pelham authorities.

We are working to get more details on this situation. CBS 42 has a crew headed to the scene.

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