Resident Mixing Cleaning Chemicals Causes Evacuation of New Jersey Apartments


A housing facility in New Jersey was evacuated Wednesday due to a hazardous material incident caused by a resident mixing cleaning chemicals.

About 80 residents evacuated Seashore Gardens, on W. Jimmie Leeds Road in Galloway Township, after someone pulled the fire alarm, shortly before noon.

No one was hurt.

Residents re-entered their homes after crew ventilated the building, which is neither a nursing or assisted living facility.

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