Chemical issue forces company to evacuate

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Posted: April 26, 2013

The Winchester Star

Fire and rescue crews from Middletown, Stephens City and Strasburg arrived at Stowe Woodward at 11:30 a.m. after chemicals in a 55-gallon drum began to boil and smoke.
Firefighters gather outside the Stowe Woodward plant near Middletown on Thursday. (Photo by Jeff Taylor/The Winchester Star)

MIDDLETOWN — More than 50 employees at a Frederick County company were evacuated Thursday after a chemical reaction went wrong.

Fire and rescue crews from Middletown, Stephens City and Strasburg...



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