Hazmat finishes cleanup of spilled milk; no crying reported - KLTV.com - Tyler, Longview, Jacksonville |ETX News

Hazmat finishes cleanup of spilled milk; no crying reported

Overturned Milk Truck Overturned Milk Truck
Another Borden truck arrives to unload milk Another Borden truck arrives to unload milk
TYLER, TX (KLTV) - The Tyler Fire Department has been on the scene for most of Tuesday of an overturned milk truck on the 900 Block of Palace and West Erwin, and a crew from Southland Environmental Hazmat Response team joined them in cleaning up spilled milk, a large task which is now finished.

Witnesses said that they heard a boom as the truck, headed south bound on Palace, detached from the trailer early Tuesday.
 
Palace was shut down between Erwin and the railroad tracks while an additional Borden 18-wheeler came  to the scene to load the milk that was able to be saved.

Milk containers were damaged during the accident and milk could be seen running along the curb that edges the roadway. The hazmat crew arrived on scene to stop the milk from running into the storm drain, which Tyler police said is not good for the water supply.

The truck was on its way from Dallas to a distribution center in Tyler.

Copyright KLTV. All rights reserved.

  • NewsMore>>

  • Sheriff: Rusk Co. explosion caused by tannerite detonation

    Sheriff: Rusk Co. explosion caused by tannerite detonation

    Monday, February 19 2018 1:43 AM EST2018-02-19 06:43:57 GMT

    A loud boom heard in the Lakeport area Sunday evening was caused by an explosive, according to law enforcement.

    More >>

    A loud boom heard in the Lakeport area Sunday evening was caused by an explosive, according to law enforcement.

    More >>
  • School threat deemed a prank in East Texas

    School threat deemed a prank in East Texas

    Sunday, February 18 2018 11:25 PM EST2018-02-19 04:25:49 GMT
    An East Texas school district is informing the public that a prank was taken seriously enough to cause them to go to high-security measures. White Oak ISD officials say a picture was posted online Friday that threatened harm to the school system. District officials are not saying exactly what the picture was, but the threat was taken seriously enough to cause increased security measures at the schools. By mid-morning Saturday the district determined the threat was not a real threat...More >>
    An East Texas school district is informing the public that a prank was taken seriously enough to cause them to go to high-security measures. White Oak ISD officials say a picture was posted online Friday that threatened harm to the school system. District officials are not saying exactly what the picture was, but the threat was taken seriously enough to cause increased security measures at the schools. By mid-morning Saturday the district determined the threat was not a real threat...More >>
  • Fire Marshal is seeking the cause for General Dynamics fire

    Fire Marshal is seeking the cause for General Dynamics fire

    Sunday, February 18 2018 11:22 PM EST2018-02-19 04:22:29 GMT
    Four departments were called to a fire that lit up the sky in Kilgore. The fire started around 5:30 Saturday night at 'General Dynamics' in the 42-hundred block of Longview Street. The cause of the fire is still unknown, but according to investigators, one structure was a complete loss. Crews from 4 departments converged on the building on Saturday trying to isolate a building that was burning to keep it from jumping to other areas. "When the arriving units get there, they're ...More >>
    Four departments were called to a fire that lit up the sky in Kilgore. The fire started around 5:30 Saturday night at 'General Dynamics' in the 42-hundred block of Longview Street. The cause of the fire is still unknown, but according to investigators, one structure was a complete loss. Crews from 4 departments converged on the building on Saturday trying to isolate a building that was burning to keep it from jumping to other areas. "When the arriving units get there, they're ...More >>
Powered by Frankly