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
  • Broadway Extension
  • Whitney Avenue
  • Whitney Avenue Extension
  • Locust Street

The fire department, Tryon Police Department, Polk EMS and emergency management were at the scene.