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Posted on: March 23, 2018

[ARCHIVED] UPDATE 2:48 PM: Crews Responding to Hazardous Materials Incident


The situation is under control and no longer hazardous.  Residents no longer need to shelter in place and can return to their homes.   

Gilroy Fire and Police are currently on scene at a hazardous material incident at the 1100 block of Montebello Drive, involving a mixture of chlorine and muriatic acid which has been contained to the pool house.  This incident is not life threatening, but residents at the apartment complex are being asked to shelter in place.  Emergency crews are responding including Santa Clara County Fire Hazardous Materials Response Team and the San Jose Fire Department Hazardous Incident Team.  Streets are closed at Santa Barbara Drive and 3rd Street and Montebello Drive and Wren Avenue.  We estimate clean-up will take a few hours.  Please avoid the area to allow emergency crew access.

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