ST. GEORGE — Fire departments teamed up Sunday morning after a chemical spill requires a full hazmat response.
The scene of a chemical spill at 985 N. Sky Mountain Blvd, Hurricane, Utah, Jan. 15, 2023 | Photo courtesy of the Hurricane Valley Fire District, St. George News
At approximately 6:35 a.m., the Hurricane Valley Fire District responded to a report of a fire alarm at 985 N. Sky Mountain Blvd in Hurricane, according to a news release issued by the agency.
The first crews on the scene reported “steam and a strong chemical odor” emanating from a vent on a pool mechanical building and requested additional resources from the Southwest Regional Response team. Hurricane Vally Fire crews “immediately set up hazmat operations,” including hazard control zones and decontamination.