HAZMAT Incidents / Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021 @ 2:18 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 a road in Eureka at around 12:30 a.m. today.

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

Per the caller a vehicle struck a pole and the transformer is dangling from a wire.

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

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