Business near Old Louisville briefly evacuated during hazmat situation

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The Clariant Corporation in the 1600 block of W. Hill Street was briefly evacuated early Wednesday after a hazmat situation. 

It happened around 7:45 a.m. MetroSafe dispatchers were only able to tell us that it was near 12th and Oak Streets.

Roads in the area were closed while crews responded. Clariant employees were able to return to work by 8:30 a.m.

We expect to learn more during a news conference later this morning.

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