UPDATED at 2:20 PM.. Possible Hazmat in CottonwoodMatt Boster
Posted by: Matt Boster
Date: Oct 09 2020 8:31 AM
HOUSTON COUNTY: At 8:27 AM.. Cottonwood Fire and Cottonwood Police are responding to a possible Hazmat spill at Cottonwood Road and Grove Street. Chloride Spill. Dothan Fire Hazmat has been dispatched to mutual aid with the possible spill. Dothan -Houston County EMA Director Judah is also en-route.
Cottonwood Police ask that everyone stay clear of the area until they can get the situation under control.
Cottonwood Police are beginning evacuation of the Houston Street Side.
UPDATED @ 8:42 AM..
Cottonwood Police is advising they have the leak stopped and no longer a danger. Residence stay in your home a little while longer but NO evacuations are now on-going. Dothan Fire has been cancelled. The Chloride cloud is dissipating and is no longer a danger.
UPDATED @ 10:40 AM
Dothan Fire is rolling to Cottonwood to attempt to stop the leak. Cottonwood Rescue is transporting one person that was over come by the leak.
UPDATED @ 2:00 PM
Dothan Fire has reported the leak has been stopped and the area is safe. The leak was from the well on Houston Street.
UPDATED @ 2:20 PM...
The all clear has been given and all units have returned to service.