PRESS PHOTOS BY PAUL CMILHAZMAT technicians suit up for a reported hazardous chemical spill that occurred Sept. 11 at Route 329 and Savage Road. East Allen Township Fire Department called in Lehigh County Special Operations to assist with the incident.
Technicians take samples of the white powder to determine how to remove it from the roadway. Route 329 was closed for about two hours while the crews did their work. No one was injured, and the compound did not spread to the adjacent residential development. The contaminants from the spill, and the source, are still being investigated.