According to the Press Enterprise, a 600-gallon hydrochloric acid spill prompted authorities to evacuate a Hesperia, California truck stop.
The incident occurred at approximately4:35 p.m. on Monday at the Pilot Truck Stop, located at 8701 Highway 395.
The Press Enterprise reports that hydrochloric acid leaked from a truck that was parked near the fuel island.
Authorities were forced to evacuate the truck stop while crews worked to clean up the spill.
“Shortly after 8 p.m., crews announced that the spill had been stopped and the remaining contents…had been transferred to other trucks,” the Press Enterprise reported.