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Road back open after chemical spill at Jif

 J.M. Smucker Company plant
Posted at 9:37 AM, Aug 07, 2021

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Winchester Road is back open after a chemical spill at the J.M. Smucker Company plant in Lexington, according to Lexington Police.

Police said a portion of Winchester Road was closed for a few hours as the fire department responded. The call came in just after 8 a.m. Saturday morning.

The Lexington Fire Department says some chemicals mixed inside the plant, causing a reaction. Firefighters were able to neutralize the incident, and remove the product.

Officials say no workers at the plant were in the area at the time.

The Lexington Fire Department says there were no injuries or evacuations.