February 15, 2023 Mary Scott 3205
A hazardous chemical leak in Tucson, Arizona has prompted authorities to issue a ‘shelter in place’ warning for residents living within a one-mile radius of the incident.
The leak, which occurred at a local industrial facility, has resulted in the release of toxic chemicals into the surrounding area. The Tucson Fire Department and hazmat crews are currently on the scene and are working to contain the leak.
Residents are advised to remain indoors, close all windows and doors, and turn off all ventilation systems. Those in the affected area are also advised to avoid using any gas or electrical appliances until further notice.
The cause of the leak is currently under investigation, and authorities are urging residents to remain calm and follow all instructions provided by emergency services.
Updates on the situation can be found on the Tucson Fire Department’s social media pages.
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