395 in Douglas County back open after no hazmat detected

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DOUGLAS COUNTY, Nev. (KOLO) - A portion of U.S. 395 in Douglas County is back open after a hazardous materials investigation.

Northbound and southbound lanes were closed between Mica Drive and Jacks Valley Road, but have been reopened.

According to the Douglas County Manager's Office, a semi-truck left the Douglas County Transfer Station Tuesday morning, March 12, 2019, carrying an unknown substance which emitted a toxic odor. The truck stopped on U.S. 395 near Jacks Valley Road while emergency crews responded.

The scene has been declared safe and the road reopened.

The truck was taken back to the transfer station and is being assessed by East Fork Fire. The Nevada National Guard Civil Support Team is conducting a hazmat assessment at the transfer station which is closed indefinitely.

There are no reported injuries.





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