UPDATE: Officials say the ammonia leak has been stopped and Highway 23 and 28 are now open. Students in Harrington have been released.
The Lincoln Hospital says they treated 4 adults for chemical exposure and 1 was sent to Spokane. There were no fatalities and all 4 were decontaminated.
Troopers with the Washington State Patrol say about 20,000 gallons of aqua ammonia spilled from a tanker car on a train. A clean up crew is heading to the scene. The Department of Ecology has been advised.
UPDATE: Aqua Ammonia is leaking from a rail car in the Harrington area. It is a 20,000 gallon tank. Both State Route 23 and 28 are closed.
SR 23 is closed at Tokio Road on the South end of Harrington SR 28 closed from mile post 118 to mile post 130. Harrington residents are asked to shelter in place. Department of Ecology is in route to assist. WSP is also assisting Lincoln Co. Sheriff's
UPDATE: Authorities have advised Harrington School District officials to not release students at the normal time. Parents are being told from authorities not to pick up their children.
UPDATE: We talked to a resident in Davenport. They report that there is a big tent behind the hospital in Davenport. It is all hands on deck, even office workers are helping. No one is being allowed into the hospital unless they are from Harrington or having a major emergency.
BREAKING NEWS: Highway 28 is closed in both directions at Harrington until further notice because of an ammonia leak in Harrington. Hazmat crews are on scene. Harrington School District is on a modified lock down. We'll post more details as we get them.