Overturned anhydrous tank closes Hwy. 51

By Heartland News
8:15pm Update: A state trooper tells Heartland News Highway 51 could reopen around 8:30 after the spill has been cleaned up.
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Update 5:20pm:  Police have blocked off the scene of an anhydrous ammonia spill in Dowell, Illinois.
Investigators are worried because they say wind is a factor and they are concerned the wind could blow the amonia fumes into homes.
Police say no one has been hurt.  They are keeping an eye on the scene while workers try to clean up the spill.
Crews have blocked off the area to traffic.  No word on when the spill will be cleaned up.
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DOWELL, IL (KFVS) - According to Illinois State Police, an anhydrous tank has overturned in southern Illinois.
Highway 51 is closed from the 14 intersection into Dowell, IL.
Stay with Heartland News and kfvs12.com for updates.

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