Crews in Pittsfield respond to Walmart for coolant leak

Pittsfield Police
Pittsfield Police(Western Mass News / File)
Published: Aug. 1, 2022 at 3:42 PM EDT
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. (WGGB/WSHM) - Crews responded to a chemical leak Monday at the Walmart store in Pittsfield.

Fire officials said an employee accidentally damaged a freon line to one of the large commercial refrigeration lines around 5 a.m. Monday morning.

The State Hazardous Material Team shut down the system and ventilated the building until levels returned to normal.

No injuries were reported.