HAZMAT Incidents / Monday, June 1, 2020 @ 4:04 p.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 4:07 p.m. yesterday.

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

Per NRC #1278574, "Caller is reporting an unknown amount of an unknown material from an unknown source in Humboldt Bay." REMEDIAL ACTIONS: None

This was the 10th hazardous materials incident recorded by the Office of Emergency Services in the Eureka area this year and the 32nd petroleum spill in the county overall.

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