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DEC investigating hazmat situation in South Buffalo

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Posted at 5:26 PM, Jun 12, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-12 18:45:18-04

First responders and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation are investigating a possible chemical spill on South Park Avenue in Buffalo, near Industrial Tire.

It happened around 2 p.m. on Monday.

Officials with the Buffalo Fire Department say a liquid that is infused into commercial tires spilled.

Clean up has been completed.

Police say a couple of people were checked out at the scene.

The NYS DEC has issued this statement:

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Law Enforcement, Spills Response, and Division of Water engineers are investigating a report of an industrial chemical spill at Industrial Tire on South Park Avenue in the City of Buffalo. This is an ongoing investigation and additional information will be provided as it becomes available.