Pool Cleaning Chemical Spill Prompts Hazmat Response, Shelter-in-Place Advisory in Redwood City

People in a Redwood City were briefly asked to shelter in place after pool cleaning chemicals spilled early Saturday.

The advisory took effect around 7:15 a.m. in the vicinity of the 2700 block of Washington Street and the 2700 block of Kensington Road, police said. AHazmat crews then allowed the chemicals to evaporate.

It was lifted around 8:45 a.m. Police said the area is being cleaned up.

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