04/22/09 134 W, 1 I - + 9 - 18 Yesterday's Haz-Mat / Wake Forest

Anhydrous ammonia leak inside an industrial plant at 326 Forestville Road in Wake Forest. Material leaking from valve inside facility. Most had leaked out prior to arrival. Building evacuated safety. No injuries. Raleigh and Durham haz-mat units requested. Wake Forest Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary brought food and drinks. Rolesville and Durham Highway provided coverage. Alarm time 10:48 a.m. and command terminated approximately 1:50 p.m. Units on scene included Wake Forest P3, L1, R1, U1, C1, C2, C3, C4, C5, and ATV; Raleigh HM15, HM2, SR22, L20, B1, C71, C72, C4; Durham with two units; EMS 10, 33, 64, District 3, 6, Medic 93, WC, and Wake County EM. Details from Lee Wilson, who was also on scene. Read more and see his photos (part 1 and part 2). Or read the News & Observer story.

Lee Wilson Photo

the Durham units would have been engine 13 and hazmat 13.
charles snyder (Email) - 04/23/09 - 21:41

Durham Highway Moved to WF for coverage, per request of WFC5
DHFD - 04/23/09 - 21:44

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