HAZMAT Incidents / Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020 @ 8:43 a.m.

Incident in Rio Dell

A new hazardous materials incident 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 Rio Dell at around 6:25 a.m. today.

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

RP received a call from Humboldt County Department of Public Health that there was "toxic run-off" at the below address. Illegal logging.

This was the second hazardous materials incident recorded by the Office of Emergency Services in the Rio Dell area this year.

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