Fertilizer spill sends HazMat to TA Truck Stop in Harborcreek


SOME TENSE MINUTES EARLY THIS MORNING AFTER A SEMI TRACTOR TRAILER REPORTED A SUBSTANCE LEAKING FROM THE REAR OF THE TRAILER THE DRIVER OF THE TRUCK PULLED INTO THE A TRUCK STOP IN HARBORCREEK AFTER DISCVOVERING THE LEAK. THE TRUCK WAS HAULING FERTILIZER AND ONE OF THE DRUMS APPARENTLY LEAKED A SMALL AMOUNT ONTO THE PARKING LOT. “What the company Haz Mat does is we look at it trying to mitagate the issue. Is it something we can stop the product from leaking and make it safe. Then the trucking company comes in and will clean it up, package it and take it away. ” THE SPILL WAS QUICKLY CONTAINED. ERIE COUNTY HAZ MAT CREWS WERE CALLED TO THE SCENE TO STAND BY UNTIL THE TRUCKING COMPANY’S RESPONSE TEAM ARRIVED. WE DON’T KNOW THE FINAL COSTS FOR SECURITY FOR THIS YEAR’S ROAR ON THE SHORE, BUT STATE

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