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Acid in road shuts Fullerton intersection

May 30, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
The intersection of State College Boulevard and Orangethorpe Avenue in Fullerton has been shut after some type of acid was reported in the street.

The intersection was closed for about half a mile in both directions. There was no word on when the road would reopen and drivers were asked to take alternate routes.

Between one to two gallons of the acid was in the road and was expected to be flushed out. It is not yet known how the acid got there. There have been no evacuations.

Fullerton fire took over the scene from Anaheim fire.