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Hazmat Situation Shuts Down Streets in San Mateo



    Old Refrigerator Leads to Hazmat Situation in San Mateo

    An old refrigerator caused a scare Sunday morning in San Mateo. A family living in an apartment called the fire department saying there was a strong smell of ammonia in their home. (Published Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019)

    The San Mateo Police Department shut down South B Street between 14th and 16th Avenue Sunday morning after a leaking refrigerator prompted a hazmat investigation.

    The incident was reported at an apartment complex on the 1400 block of South B Street at 6:04 a.m. and all clear was given at around 10 a.m. 

    No injuries were reported.

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