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Deteriorated 25-gallon barrel leaks acid at Napa State Hospital

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Napa State Hospital sign in Napa, Calif.

Cal Fire responded to an acid leak late Monday morning at Napa State Hospital.

Twenty-five gallons of low-concentrate acid was found leaking from a deteriorated industrial strength cardboard barrel onto a concrete floor, Cal Fire said.

The acid was quickly contained and neutralized, and Cal Fire remained on the scene until 3:30 p.m. when a hospital-trained clean-up crew was to arrive.

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