Rain caused chemicals to run into a drainage ditch near 128th Air Refueling Wing

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CUDAHY — Rain is being blamed for causing chemicals to run into a drainage ditch near the 128th Air Refueling Wing on Wednesday, March 9th.

Firefighters say someone noticed a slight ‘sheen’ or oil-like substance flowing towards General Mitchell International Airport.

It was contained with booms.

Crews say the stuff in the creek was most likely runoff from nearby parking lots.

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