Crews respond to hazmat situation in Cleveland


CLEVELAND (WJW) – Traffic was being diverted and crews were on the scene for a hazmat situation in Cleveland Wednesday evening.

According to the Cleveland Division of Fire, crews were working to remove fuel after a suspected leak in an underground gas storage tank.

Lorain Avenue was closed from West 150th Street to West 147th Street while crews handled the situation, but it has since reopened.

They then closed West 148th Street from Lorain Avenue to Tudor Avenue.

Cleveland Police, Ohio EPA, and the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District also helped with the situation.

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