ST. LOUIS – HAZMAT crews are responding to a chemical spill Friday afternoon in south St. Louis.

The St. Louis Fire Department reports there was a 55-gallon drum of acetone that was spilled and ruptured. It happened at a business in the 3300 block of South 2nd Street in the Kosciusko neighborhood.

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Investigators have not yet determined what led up to the spill. Travelers are asked to avoid the area as HAZMAT crews work to clean up the scene.

This is a developing story. Additional information is limited at this time. FOX 2 will update as more information becomes available.