HAZMAT Incidents / Sunday, March 31, 2019 @ 8:32 a.m.

Petroleum Incident in Eureka

A new hazardous materials incident involving petroleum has been reported to the California Office of Emergency Services.

According to a report published by the office, the incident took place at or near waterways in Eureka at around 8 a.m. on Sunday, March 31.

Here’s the description of the incident that was recorded by the Office of Emergency Services:

Per the NRC, "CALLER REPORTED AN UNKNOWN SHEEN FROM AN UNKNOWN SOURCE."

—-SHEEN INFORMATION—-
Sheen Color: RAINBOW
Sheen Odor Description:
Sheen Travel Direction:
Sheen Size Length:
Sheen Size Width:

REMEDIAL ACTIONS
NONE
Release Secured: UNKNOWN

This was the 1st hazardous materials incident recorded by the Office of Emergency Services in the Eureka area this year and the 1st petroleum spill in the county overall.


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