Accident Spill

By: News Release
Jul 24th, 2020

On July 24, 2020 at approximately 6:30am, the Clayton County Sheriff’s Office along with the Garnavillo Fire Department were dispatched to a chemical spill on Kale Ave (X47) just South of Highway 52 which is about 5 miles south of Garnavillo. 
During the investigation it was determined that a gate had malfunctioned causing a crate containing Headline fungicide to slide off the truck and onto the roadway where approximately 150 gallons of the chemical spilled. The Garnavillo Fire Department was able to contain the spill. Emergency crews on scene plan to have the spill cleaned up and the road open by 9:30am. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources and the Guttenberg Police Department are also on scene assisting.