Chemical spill in North Reading prompts emergency response

NORTH READING, MASS. (WHDH) - Emergency crews have responded to a chemical spill incident in North Reading.

The incident has been reported at a UPS Freight Distribution Center, located on Concord Street.

Officials say a toxic chemical was leaking from a damaged box that was being unloaded at the facility.

The area was evacuated safely and cleanup is currently underway.

No injuries have been reported as a result of the incident.

This is a developing story; stay with 7News for continued updates as they become available.

(Copyright (c) 2020 Sunbeam Television. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)