July 10, 2012 > Chemical leak reported and corrected
Chemical leak reported and corrected
Submitted By Newark PD
On July 6 at about 8:51 a.m., Newark PD responded to assist units from the Alameda County Fire Department with a chemical leak at Evergreen Oil, located at 6880 Smith Avenue. Although Evergreen Oil personnel advised that there would be a strong chemical smell near and around the location, it was not considered hazardous. As a precaution, NPD shut down Smith Avenue, west of Cherry Street. The situation was corrected and the roadway opened at 10:16 a.m.