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-- -- could be a dangerous situation breaking right now -- storm soaked Louisiana we are just getting word.
Kind of conflicting reports actually of evacuations near the hard hit plaque -- perished that of course is south and east of New Orleans crews say they found a leaking chlorine tank.
Floating down the Mississippi River now the local CBS station there is reporting that it is a 12100 pound tank.
And that Hazmat crews are now on the scene.
Much of the areas still under water if you saw those aerial pictures which -- they are the first aerials by the way.
Much of that area still under water from Isaac and of course chlorine.
Is extremely toxic.
-- -- as a deadly gas and officials are now pushing reporters back from the scene including our own stack Casey -- he -- live near that scene in saint Bernard parish Casey what's the situation where you war.
-- -- I wanna point out that we are hearing conflicting reports you said that I cannot reiterated because now local fire officials on the ground are saying that the tank was not leaking however one official did tell our own Fox News Channel proof that there was indeed a chlorine tank.
That was bobbing in the waters of the Mississippi River.
Right back here behind me at this is happening in the community of -- weight which is actually right around the corner just about a mile or so in the bend of the Mississippi River over on the eastern side where this chemical storage facility is this Stoltz.
Haven chemical storage facility and let's talk about great weight because we were out in that region on Wednesday a Levy breached.
In that area on Wednesday and sent floodwaters some twenty feet of floodwaters.
Spilling into that community and sent people running.
People going to their -- to be rescued.
And that is where this chemical facility is now I want to tell you that the company that owns that facility we have been in touch with them and they are not telling us.
Any thing over the telephone they are in fact they hung up on my producer Maggie -- a little bit earlier when we were trying to get more information they put a statement on its web -- and we -- -- show you part of the statement now it reads all personnel on site are reported to be safe and we currently have no reports of any environmental issues or failure of products containment systems that is according to a statement off of that company's website -- but again.
We know what we saw we know what the people out here saw and that that was a chlorine tank was floating in this river this morning here.
-- ice Casey Stegall live -- and -- Bernard -- Casey back -- you with any breaking information thank you all the new.
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