Latex paint spill in City Creek under investigation

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Latex paint spill in City Creek under investigation

By Erin alberty
The Salt Lake Tribune

Updated Aug 3, 2010 08:14PM MDT
Up to 100 gallons of white latex paint has flowed into City Creek via a storm drain from the Avenues, fire crews said.
Police are trying to find out who dumped the paint into the drain while health officials try to determine how toxic the spill is, said Salt Lake City Fire Battalion Chief Clair Baldwin.
A milky fluid was reported to be flowing down City Creek in Memory Grove about 6:45 p.m., prompting crews to close the park temporarily.
Latex paint is neither flammable nor extremely toxic to pe…
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