From: Kim Gates <kim.gates**At_Symbol_Here**STONYBROOK.EDU>
Subject: [DCHAS-L] Chemical fire news
Date: Thu, 20 Feb 2014 11:30:53 -0500
Reply-To: DCHAS-L <DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**MED.CORNELL.EDU>
Fire spurs evacuation of Iowa town
By Shawn Nottingham, CNN
updated 11:17 AM EST, Thu February 20, 2014
(CNN) -- The Iowa town of Northwood has been evacuated because of a chemical fire, according to Lucinda Robertson, a spokeswoman with Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management.
The fire is by the local airport. It's unclear if anyone has been injured.
The population of the town is about 2,000 people, according to Northwood Area Chamber of Commerce.
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