Emergency response officials say it was very unusual that two tanker trucks, both carrying around 8,000 gallons of ethanol, overturned on the same day.
Both incidents triggered a big response from firefighters and hazardous materials crews and clean-up crews.
The first happened at around 8:00 am on Bringle Ferry Road in Rowan County. 250 gallons of ethanol was spilled onto the right of way.
The road was closed from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm. The second accident happened in Cabarrus County on Highway 49 near Lentz Harness Shop Road.
In that case, 26 homes were evacuated while crews cleaned up the spill.