Albuquerque neighborhood is evacuated in a hazmat situation

New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Bernalillo County Sheriff’s officials say a hazmat situation in Albuquerque has caused the closure and evacuation of a neighborhood.

They say deputies are assisted county firefighters after responding to reports Tuesday evening about an unknown leaking substance.

Officials didn’t immediately say what caused the leak or what is leaking.

The Albuquerque Journal reports deputies are asking residents in the area to evacuate to the Raymond G. Sanchez Community Center.

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Information from: Albuquerque Journal, http://www.abqjournal.com

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