Residents along Mayde Spur Road in Berea say they awoke Sunday morning (8-6-2017) to a strong odor coming from a creek near their homes. Upon investigation residents noticed a gray substance that appeared to have come from a reserve pond behind the KI Corporation. Residents say a KI representative told them the substance was a vegetable-based product used to clean the car parts.
The Berea Fire Department responded to the scene along with Investigators from the Environmental Protection Agency. The EPA could not comment about the situation at this time.
Representatives from KI was not available for comment at this time.