Santa Rosa, CA – July 19, 2019 –
At approximately 5:00 pm on July 18, Sonoma County Fire Prevention and
Hazmat dispatched to Roblar Road and Valley Ford Road in response to a report
of 5 55-gallon containers left on the side of the road.
investigation and chemical identification, it was determined that the
containers held used cannabis oil by-product and ethanol from the cannabis
extraction process. Sonoma County Fire Prevention was assisted by Two Rock
Volunteer Fire Department, Coast Guard Fire, Cal Fire, and Sonoma County
Transportation and Public Works. The Containers were positioned upright,
secured, and labeled for transportation to an approved accepting facility.
Permit Sonoma’s Fire Prevention and Hazardous
Materials Division is responsible for emergency
response to hazardous materials incidents throughout most of the County in
coordination with local response personnel.
This team, which has completed rigorous training and state certification, consists of paid department staff as well as
volunteers from the community who are
trained to respond to any level of hazardous materials incidents in the county.