Suspicious container closes Beckman Road
Lodi Fire Capt. Todd Luke seals a container holding a hazardous materials container found on Beckman Road at Lodi Avenue on Wednesday morning, as Fire Engineer Shane Langone holds it. The liquid was labeled Round Up; however, per protocol and regulations, the HAZMAT team had to test the liquid to be sure what category it actually was. (Jennifer M. Howell/News-Sentinel)
Posted: Thursday, May 20, 2010 12:00 am
Beckman Road was closed for almost two hours Wednesday while
Lodi firefighters investigated a container of suspicious
Final test results are still pending, but they believe the
container held herbicide and likely fell off a truck, said Lodi
Fire Battalion Chief Ron Heberle. But strict state laws regarding
hazardous materials required a full investigation, including
plastic suits with air masks.
Thursday, May 20, 2010 12:00 am.