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Temporary road closure due to possible HAZMAT incident in Hampton

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Posted at 11:09 AM, Jun 30, 2020

HAMPTON Va. - The area roads surrounding East Pembroke Ave. were temporarily closed due to a possible hazardous material (HAZMAT) incident.

Hazardous materials include substances such as toxic chemicals, fuels, nuclear waste products, and biological, chemical, and radiological agents per oceanservice.noaa.gov.

A call to the fire department was made around 8 a.m. Tuesday morning at the scene which was in the 1900 block of E Pembroke Ave., after a peculiar smell was detected.

Surrounding units were temporarily evacuated and searched but officials said nothing was found.

All businesses in the area are safe and opened for business.