Fire District 63

September 30, 2012 – Hazardous Materials Incident (East Main Street)

September 30, 2012 – At 15:23 Stations 1 & 2 were dispatched to 928 East Main Street for a tractor trailer leaking fluids. Chief 730 (Reed)  arrived on-scene and found a tractor trailer had ruptured a saddle tank and was leaking a large amount of diesel fuel onto the roadway.  Chief 730 then requested additional resources and manpower adding Station 4 to the call. Crews used a containment pool and a large amounts absorbent material to control the spill. A HazMat cleanup team was also dispatched to the scene to remove the remaining materials from the roadway. Chief 730 had command.

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