SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2013
Hazardous Materials Incident
The Santa Fe Fire Department has concluded operations at the site of a
hazardous materials incident near the First Judicial District Court in
Santa Fe.The Fire Department determined the substance was hydrogen
peroxide currently being used as part of on-going efforts to remediate
contaminated soil, which was contaminated decades ago by leaking fuel
storage tanks. The Santa Fe Fire Department Hazardous Materials Team has
cleaned the site to ensure there is no longer a hazard.
All streets that had been closed are now open, and all evacuations have been lifted.
for information on the contamination, initial site clean-up process,
and on-going remediation efforts.
** 8:00pm UPDATE**
of Santa Fe Fire and Police Departments are working a Hazardous
Materials incident near the 1st Judicial District Court building.
Streets around the Courthouse (Montezuma Ave., Sandoval St., Cerrillos
Please avoid the area.
Businesses/residences in the immediate area have been evacuated. If
you live near the area and HAVE NOT been directly contacted by the fire
department or police department in person, there is no need to evacuate
or shelter in place. Unless you have been contacted in person regarding
evacuation, please disregard the Reverse 911 message you may have
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