Northern panhandle communities evacuating following chlorine leak

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Law enforcement officials in Marshall County report there is an uncontrolled chlorine leak along Route 2 at the Axiall plant.

This leak is about 26 miles south of Wheeling.

Route 2 has been shut down and communities to the south are being evacuated.

The Ohio-side route 7 is also shut down. According to Monroe County officials, there is a voluntary evacuation in the communities along route 7.

This is a developing story. Please check back for more updates.