HAZMAT Incidents / Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021 @ 5:04 p.m.

Petroleum Incident in Garberville

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 merchant/business in Garberville at around 8 a.m. on Tuesday, July 27.

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

RP states a neighbor is storing machinery incorrectly and the machinery is causing a spill of oil and gasoline onto the ground. Spilling onto a carpet.

This was the second hazardous materials incident recorded by the Office of Emergency Services in the Garberville area this year and the 34th petroleum spill in the county overall.

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