Tuesday, July 4, 2023

Fire Department at Scene of Hazmat Incident in Cressona

The Cressona and Schuylkill Haven Fire Departments are at the scene of a Hazmat Incident on Tuesday morning.

Around 7:40am, emergency personnel were called to 55 Sillyman Street, in Cressona, Kaytee Products, for a report of a hazmat incident.

Responding units were advised of a barrel of extermination fluid was put into water a few days prior and is now burning.

As of 8:15am, crews were operating at the scene and a evacuation radius of 1/10 of a mile was taking place as a precaution.

As of 8:30am, the scene was still active.