Thursday, September 30, 2010

September 26, 2010 -- Special Request for San Jose Hazmat Incident

On a very hot Sunday afternoon, September 26, Fire Associates was called by the San Jose Fire Department to a Hazmat incident on the City's north side. Located at 2118 Zanker Road, employees of a bathtub refinishing business reported an unfamiliar odor coming from their building's warehouse. Responding to the special call for assistance in Fire Support Unit 1 were Bob Gundrum and Jerry Haag. Jerry has submitteded the following report:

Date: 27 September 2010
Time: 1602 (Sonitrol page), 1645 Arrival, 1830 Release
Type: HazMat Incident
Size: Special Call
Jurisdiction: San Jose
Location: 2118 Zanker Road

Details:  Large industrial building. Reported as strong smell of gas. Turned out to be sewer gas. Fire Associates requested because of the excessively hot afternoon with temperatures above the 90-degree mark.

Responding Members:  Gundrum (driver), Haag, Green, Chappell, Whitaker and Hoyt
Fire Support Unit Responding:  FSU-1

Submitted by: J. Haag