UPDATED at 3:05 PM... Hazmat call at Houston County High SchoolMatt Boster
Posted by: Matt Boster
Date: Oct 08 2019 3:04 PM
Houston County: At 2:49 PM.. Columbia Fire, Columbia Police and Columbia Rescue are on the scene of a large propane leak behind the gym. Columbia Fire has requested Dothan Hazmat Team respond to the scene.
A few student were their for practice but they have all been moved to the front of the scene.
Dothan Fire Engine 5, Battalion 1 and Hazmat 2 are all responding to Columbia.
UPDATED @ 3:05 PM...
Turns out this was a controlled release of the propane. what we understand is a valve broke on the tank and the gas company was trying to fix it. the tank contained approximately 700 lbs. of Propane.
Dothan Fire was canceled.