HAZMAT Incidents / Sunday, Nov. 6 @ 10 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 waterways in Eureka at around 9:02 a.m. today.

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

PER NRC: CALLER IS REPORTING AN UNKNOWN SHEEN FROM AN UNKNOWN SOURCE ON HUMBOLDT BAY. REMEDIAL ACTIONS: BOOMS APPLIED, ABSORBENTS APPLIED. RELEASE SECURED: UNKNOWN.

—-SHEEN INFORMATION—-
Sheen Color: RAINBOW
Sheen Size Length: 1300 FEET

This was the 25th hazardous materials incident recorded by the Office of Emergency Services in the Eureka area this year and the 54th petroleum spill in the county overall.


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