Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Units Mitigate HazMat Incident on I-64

On April 16th at 11:09 hours Engine 15 was called to the area of Mechanicsville Turnpike at Interstate 64 for a dump truck that was leaking hydraulic fluid on the roadway. E-15 arrived on scene and discovered that the dump truck had a mechanical problem and had dropped about 15 gallons of fluid on the road. Rescue 3 and Haz Mat 3 where added to the assignment as E-15’s crew placed absorbent down to contain the fluid. The truck was quickly removed and a clean up contractor was called in to clean up the fluid. Units remained on scene until about 1330 hours.