PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — A mustard agent has been detected in the Pueblo military facility charged with housing chemical weapons.READ MORE: Deadly Head-On Crash On Highway 86 Happened Shortly After Deputy Tried To Stop Driver, Sheriff's Office Says
The Pueblo Chemical Depot announced that a chemical monitoring crew Tuesday detected and confirmed the presence of mustard agent vapor inside a chemical storage igloo.
The igloo contains 105mm projectiles.READ MORE: Aurora Police: Suspected Drunk Driver Survives Crash That Killed Passenger
Passive carbon filters prevent contaminated air from leaving the structure. The military said air filters are being installed to lower the level of contaminated air before crews are sent in to look for leaking munitions.
Federal, state and Pueblo County officials were notified of the leak.MORE NEWS: Westbound US 36 Reopens Between Foothills Parkway And Table Mesa Drive After Crash
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