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Chemical leak breaks out in Boisbriand industrial park

11/29/2013 07:04 EST | Updated 01/29/2014 05:59 EST
Firefighters early this morning responded to a suspected chemical leak in the Boisbriand industrial park north of Montreal.

The incident happened at a business on Curé-Boivin Boulevard that manufactures foam insulation.

A cloud of smoke could be seen in the area and there were reports of a smell in the air.

Quebec environment ministry officials and firefighters were on the scene.

By 7 a.m., the City of Boisbriand said on its Twitter feed that the leak was non-toxic and didn’t pose a threat to residents.

The city said the situation is now under control.

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