Cleanup Begins Of Toxic Waste Created By Redding ‘Firenado’
The state's Department of Toxic Substances Control starts the rebuilding efforts by removing obvious hazardous materials like melted car batteries. The Redding fire destroyed more than 1,000 homes last month.
Hazmat Teams Clean Up After Redding California Fire
[State environmental scientist Janine] Brinkman this week is taking in similar scenes as the state Department of Toxic Substances Control begins the early stages of the cleanup from the devastating fire that wiped out more than 1,000 homes in Redding last month. The work, removing obvious hazardous waste like melted car batteries and jugs of chlorine, marks the first step in rebuilding after massive natural disasters. (Ashton, 8/17)