HAZMAT inspects 30 gallon drum in Daly City

hazmat drum

(KTVU)

– Hazmat crews are at the sene of an incident involving a 30-gallon drum on Southgate and Westridge avenues in Daly City Wednesday afternoon.

Hazmat crews have made entry into the scene and have taken samples. The product is stable and personnel are removing the drum from the area now. Crews will be completing their assignment shortly and the area will be opened in approximately one hour. pic.twitter.com/1VH30VJzCF

— NCFA (@NoCoFire) July 10, 2019

There is no word on what is inside the drum at the location, but it is being tested. Crews say the situation is currently stable, but they were not taking any chances.

At 4:34 p.m. North County Fire Authority tweeted an update and said the “product was stable” and that the drum was being removed from the area. They expect the area to be reopened to traffic within the hour.

The fire department originally tweeted about the incident at 3:20 p.m. after alerting the public to avoid the area.

We will keep you updated on the situation as it unfolds.

We are currently on scene of a hazmat incident on Southgate Ave and Westridge Ave in Daly City. Roadways will be shut down. The situation is currently stable; however, avoid the area for the next several hours. pic.twitter.com/vDpwn6hoAF

— NCFA (@NoCoFire) July 10, 2019

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