Paulsboro residents urged to remain indoors

Authorities say levels of vinyl chloride remain high

Authorities say levels of vinyl chloride remain high in the town.

PAULSBORO

Officials say Paulsboro residents should remain inside until further notice because levels of vinyl chloride remain high from a train derailment last week.
 
A group of state, federal and local officials issued the latest shelter-in-place order at about 6 p.m. last night, and it's still in place.
 
Work was halted yesterday when vinyl chloride detected in the air reached unsafe levels.
 
Coast Guard officials say the order will remain in effect until further notice. 
 
Officials say a thorough inspection of the bridge must wait until crews can remove the gas.

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