BRENT, Fla. (WALA) - The Escambia County Sheriff's Office evacuated six homes near the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue and Warehouse Street after a 55-gallon drum with an unidentified liquid was found. The fluid has since been identified as cleaning fluid.
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection will pick up the drum.
The sheriff's office closed off streets in a half-mile radius around the area. Road and train raffic is expected to resume soon.
The call about the drum came into the sheriff's office around noon Thursday, May 23.
Students at Montclair Elementary School were not evacuated.
The incident is still under investigation.
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