TRYON, N.C. (WSPA) – Tryon town officials lifted the request for residents to shelter in place due to a chemical hazardous situation Thursday.
The Tryon Fire Department said they were dispatched at 9:36 a.m. for a hazard involving a pool chemical at a home on Second Street in the Godshaw Hill community.
Firefighters said one person was taken to the hospital and a neighbor was evacuated from their home.
Residents were asked to shelter in place on the following streets until the area was safe:
- Second Street
- Broadway Extension
- Whitney Avenue
- Whitney Avenue Extension
- Locust Street
The fire department, Tryon Police Department, Polk EMS and emergency management were at the scene.