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      Lexington Walmart store evacuated

      A Lexington Walmart store was closed for part of Tuesday after a chemical spill.

      LEXINGTON, S.C. (WACH) -A Lexington Walmart store was closed for part of Tuesday after a chemical spill.

      Authorities said the spill happened off of a delivery truck about 2:10 Tuesday afternoon. Hazmat crews from the Lexington Police Department were notified of a chemical spill at the Walmart in Lexington on Sunset Drive. Police closed off the Walmart and kept it closed for most of Tuesday afternoon.

      After officials inspected the chemical, they concluded it was not a danger. Store officials called in a private cleanup company to remove the chemical. The store will reopen when the cleanup is complete.