Chemical spills at Compton are inflicting odor in components of Lengthy Seashore. • Lengthy Seashore Publish Information
About two gallons of a chemical that is commonly added to natural gas as a safety feature to give it a distinctive smell that is spilled on a construction site in the Compton area today.
According to the Los Angeles District Fire Department, the spill was reported at 11:18 a.m. on the 200 block on East Alsina Street.
A hazardous materials team was sent to do the cleaning and no injuries were reported, but the odor was reported by numerous residents in a wide area.
North Moncton residents reported smelling the smell and were advised to stay indoors if possible.
#Uptown In case you haven’t heard of chemicals being spilled in Compton and the smell affecting our area. Please avoid going outside if you can and keep doors and windows closed. When you go out, put on your mask! Protect yourself and your family. #NorthLongBeach
– North Moncton News (@ NorthLongBeach1) September 10, 2020