Chemical leak at DeKalb County asphalt company contained

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Fire crews have safely contained a hydrochloric acid leak at a DeKalb County asphalt company.

Officials told FOX 5 the chemical was stored in an above-ground fiberglass cylinder.

A neighboring company discovered the leak.

As a precaution, firefighters evacuated the homes and businesses in a quarter-mile radius.

Officials say they have contained the leak, but a professional Hazmat crew will be needed to clean it up.