The Fresno Fire Department provided environmental cleanup assistance during a chemical spill at a local anodizing company on March 28, 2012, according to ABC30 Fresno. The incident occurred around 3 a.m. after a heater caused several chemicals to become volatile. Fire officials visited the scene after fire sprinkler alarms sounded.
The news source reports Hazmat teams worked with the fire department to ensure cleanup efficiency. No injuries were reported from the incident.
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