GULF SHORES, Ala. (WKRG) — UPDATE: Gulf Shores Deputy Fire Chief Keith Martin confirms the hazmat situation that began Wednesday morning is officially over.
Martin confirms the sample tested was identified as paint and other common household chemicals. The mix, along with direct sun light, created a reaction. The area is now safe.
Gulf Shores crews are responding to a hazmat scene in Gulf Shores at W 36th Street.
The Gulf Shore Deputy Fire Chief Keith Martin says a drum was swollen at the location and was venting a fine mist. Martin says it’s in an area where old paints and other substances are stored.
GS Fire says they are unsure of the contents and are taking precautions. EMA is coordinating the cleanup.
We are told the public is not in danger.