Chemical leak 'under control' in SE Houston

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HOUSTON - Authorities say an acid leak in southeast Houston is under control.

Houston fire officials said a couple hundred gallons of hydrochloric acid spilled around 6:15 p.m. Tuesday at ESR Company in the 6100 block of McGrew.

Crews with the Houston Fire Department responded to the scene and evacuated the building and the building next door.

Officials said there was no environmental impact from the leak.

The incident was declared under control by 8 p.m.

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