Below is information provided by The Gloucester County Emergency Management Agency in regards to the HazMat Incident in East Greenwich:
At 3:07 pm on Wednesday August 10, 2022 the Gloucester County 911 Communications began receiving calls from Hundreds of residence of a natural gas odor throughout Gloucester County. Police and Fire units from through out the county responded to these complaints. Gloucester County 911 Communications then received a 911 call from the Travel Center Truck Stop on Berkley Road in East Greenwich Township advising that there was a gas leak coming from a tractor trailer parked in the lot. Upon the police and fire department’s arrival it was confirmed that a trailer is venting off large amounts of gas from the parked trailer.
The chemical that was being released is Lubrizol (Sinc Alkydithiophosphate) that may cause eye and skin irritation when you come in contact with it.
Upon confirmation of the exact location of the chemical leak, all emergency resources responded to the truck stop. Hazardous Materials teams along with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection are on location and are working on mitigating the situation. The owner of the trailer and chemical company are fully cooperating with officials.
TransChem ( The Tanker company involved with the Hazmat incident has established the following Hotlines to assist residents and business with information and insurance claim information:
For Environmental and Health Concerns: 856-807-5388
for Insurance Claims Information: 855-476-7817