WADE, N.C. (WNCN) – A hazardous chemical leak resulted in an evacuation and road closures in Cumberland County Wednesday afternoon, emergency officials said.
Wade-Stedman Road was closed near Interstate 95 and exit 61, as well as at Main Street in Wade, according to Cumberland County Emergency Services.
Officials said a hazardous chemical leaked out of a tractor-trailer around noon. The area around the Lucky 7 truck stop was evacuated. No injuries were reported.
The road closures are expected to last through about 7 p.m., the county said.