Walnut Ridge Hazmat Dispatched To Pocahontas

17 people have been treated after some type of chemical spill located at the Pocahontas Post Office Friday morning.

Pocahontas Fire Dept. Hazmat units responded to the scene along with local law enforcement. Walnut Ridge Hazmat along with Office of Emergency Services coordinator Chris Jones have responded to assist.

Details as to the type of chemical involved and seriousness of injuries have not been released at this time, the scene is still active.

Police ask that you avoid the area of the Post Office on Broadway at this time. Emergency crews are still on scene.