KCFD responds to chemical leak on Hwy. 99

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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — The Kern County Fire Department responded to a chemical leak on northbound Highway 99 just north of Lerdo Highway this morning.

The department said a box trailer was carrying a container with a small amount of liquid chemicals. However, KCFD said the liquid did not pose a threat to the environment or public.

Traffic was impacted due to the spill, causing some lane closures.

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