A Chemical Spill Closes Downtown Streets

(Cincinnati, Oh.)-- A chemical Spill in Rhinegeist Brewery caused street closures in Over the Rhine and forced the streetcar to temporarily shutdown. 

Cincinnati Fire and EMS crews were called out around 10 a.m. to clean up the spill in the Rhinegeist Brewery building. 

No one was injured and there were no evacuations. Fire Crews say the chemical used for cleaning and sanitizing spilled in the building near Elm and Henry streets. 

The streets were reopened around 11:30 a.m. the streetcar also resumed operation.

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