Liquid Nitrogen Spill

POSTED: Thursday, June 4, 2009 - 5:31am

UPDATED: Wednesday, February 17, 2010 - 2:24pm

Hundreds of employees were evacuated Wednesday after a liquid nitrogen spill in northeast El Paso. The leak happened at Boeing Integrated Defense Systems. About 180 gallons of liquid nitrogen leaked from a 10-thousand gallon tank. Although the leak was outside the building, the employees were evacuated as a precaution. Hazmat crews repaired the tank. There is no word on what caused the leak.

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