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Overturned 18-wheeler causes Heights residents to evacuate

By: Paige Hubbard 

Residents in Heights Houston had to evacuate their homes when an 18-wheeler carrying Ethanolamine overturned in a residential yard.

Ethanolamine is a colorless, viscous liquid that smells similar to ammonia. In drug from, it has antihistaminic property.

18 homes and 30 people were asked to evacuate the area on the corner of Rutland and W 6th street.

NTV Houston was on the scene while HPF and Hazmat worked to clean up the spill.

There is no word as to what caused the 18-wheeler to overturn.

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