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Feb 10, 2015

15:46:12 GMT--HAZMAT - North-America - USA

EDIS Number: HZ-20150210-46945-USA

Date / time: 10/02/2015 15:45:12 [UTC]


Area: North-America

Country: USA

State/County: State of California

Location: Shasta Lake [Fishermen Point Water Treatment Plant]

Number of Deads: N/A

Number of Injured: N/A

Number of Infected: N/A

Number of Missing: N/A

Number of Affected: N/A

Number of Evacuated: N/A

Damage level: N/A


A water treatment plant that services the City of Shasta Lake was evacuated after a chlorine leak was reported early Tuesday morning. CAL FIRE crews have discovered there was no leak, just a malfunctioning alarm. Employees called 911 shortly before 3 a.m. Tuesday to report the chlorine leak alarm had gone off at the Fishermen Point Water Treatment Plant. The plant, located near Shasta Dam on Lake Boulevard, was quickly evacuated. CAL FIRE crews gathered outside the plant for several hours to discuss a plan. Around 7:15 a.m., crews reported to dispatch there was no leak inside the plant.

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