Rolls-Royce acid spill leaves nine injured

(WISH Photo/Nick Nebesny)
(WISH Photo/Nick Nebesny)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — At least six people were injured when nitric acid was released at Rolls-Royce Friday afternoon during an explosion, fire officials said.

The incident happened at the facility, 2355 S. Tibbs Ave., around 1:30 p.m. Fire officials said there was an explosion involving a 250-gallon nitric acid tank.

Wayne Township Fire Department officials said there was a chemical cloud inside the building.

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