Chemical Spill Near Murtaugh Closes Roads
UPDATE: According to the Twin Falls County Sheriff's Office, a vehicle pulling a trailer with agriculture weed killer leaked onto the ground. The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality was called to the spill. The sheriff's office says sand was laid out to clean the spill and there was no threat to Murtaugh Lake.
EARLIER INFORMATION: MURTAUGH, Idaho (KLIX) The Twin Falls County Sheriff's Office is advising the public of a chemical spill that has forced the closure of several roads near Murtaugh Lake. The sheriff's office says the the road at 44 75 E and Highway 30 is closed as well as 4475 E and 3200 N. Crews are on the scene mitigating the spill. The public is advised to avoid the area for several hours. More information to come.