A hazardous material has been released at the Vale mine site in Copper Cliff. The release has resulted in the fire department in Sudbury to declare an emergency. Copper Cliff residents are being told to stay in-doors and to turn off devices that suck in air from the outside. It’s not known what agent was released. Sudbury residents are also being told not to call 9-1-1 unless it’s a life-threatening emergency. The unknown material was released about 6:30 a.m. Thursday.
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