HAZMAT Incidents / Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021 @ 6:06 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 4:45 p.m. today.

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

Per NRC: "CALLER IS REPORTING A SHEEN ON THE WATER DUE TO A PIN HOLE LEAK IN A HYDRAULIC LINE ON THEIR FISHING VESSEL."
REMEDIAL ACTIONS: "BOOMS APPLIED, ABSORBENTS APPLIED"
—-VESSEL INFORMATION—-
Name: ELUSIVE Number: 56CM6928 Aground: NO Type: FISHING

This was the 24th hazardous materials incident recorded by the Office of Emergency Services in the Eureka area this year and the 53rd petroleum spill in the county overall.


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