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Newberry County Sheriff's Office
Tuesday June 12th, 2012 :: 02:07 p.m. EDT
Alert

Overturned 18 wheeler US 76 near Kinards

Overturned 18 wheeler on US 76 near Kinards. Road closed. Carrying amonium nitrate (fertilizer) and leaking diesel fuel. Combination can be explosive. Detour area is established at SC 56 at US 76 west of area and Riser Road at US 76 east of area. NO EVACUATIONS are in place as of this moment.

Instructions:

Stay tuned to further information

Address/Location
Newberry County Sheriff's Office
520 Wilson Road
Newberry, SC 29108

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 803-321-2211

Sheriff Lee Foster
Sheriff's Office
lfoster@ncso.sc.gov
803-321-2211

Alert Details

Severity:
Moderate - Possible threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Possible (p <= ~50%)
Category:
General emergency and public safety
Event:
Road Closure

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