A significant accident occurred in Carroll County on August 23rd. Here is information from a number of resources:
According to 7News DC:
Two people were taken to the hospital after a hazmat spill in Carroll County, Md. Tuesday.
The spill was the result of a crash involving an overturned tanker. The incident happened on Ridge Road in Mount Airy, Maryland. The tanker was hauling home heating oil, according to the Maryland Department of the Environment.
HAPPENING NOW: First responders in the Mount Airy area of Carroll County, Md. are at the scene of a reported hazmat spill after a collision involving an overturned tanker.
SEE IT:https://t.co/6d62kxMRnZ pic.twitter.com/B8HCaINcpH
— 7News DC (@7NewsDC) August 23, 2022
Per the Maryland Department of the Environment: home heating oil was spilled as part of this accident.
Happening now in Mount Airy, Carroll County. Our Emergency Response Department, ERD, is en route to assist with the cleanup of home heating oil from this accident. The ERD team is on call 24/7 and covers every corner of the state. pic.twitter.com/jgbDbk1IfT
— MD Environment (@MDEnvironment) August 23, 2022
The Chief Spokesperson for Montgomery County (MD) Fire & Rescue Service reported that MCFRS assisted with this incident.
Mutual Aid Carroll Co – W. Watersville Rd. near Ridge Rd.,, Mount Airy, collision involving overturned tanker & fuel spill/hazmat, @mcfrs M713 assisting
— Pete Piringer (@mcfrsPIO) August 23, 2022
Collision involving an overturned tanker & fuel spill/hazmat on W. Watersville Rd. near Ridge Rd. in Mount Airy. #MCFRS pic.twitter.com/eoXaD5mquQ
— Allison Papson (@AllisonPapson) August 23, 2022
SEE IT: First responders on scene of overturned tanker, hazmat spill in Carroll County, Mdhttps://t.co/3u3GJ6Ppr2
— vincent davis (@vincent65861504) August 24, 2022
Here is the reported area of the incident (Ridge Rd & Watersville Rd, Maryland 21771)