Chemicals Leaked From Guard Base Reached a SoBu Wastewater Plant

Source:, June 24, 2024
By: Kevin McCallum

A tank full of firefighting chemicals leaked onto the floor of a helicopter hangar at the Vermont National Guard base last week, and some of the toxic material likely reached the Winooski River, officials said on Monday.

The fire-suppression material began spreading across the hangar floor shortly before 9 p.m. on Thursday, according to surveillance video provided by the Guard. It shows a thick white substance flowing toward one of several Black Hawk helicopters operated by the Guard. Read more.

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