South San Francisco, CA September 14, 2017 Submitted by SSFPD
On September 14, 2017 at approximately 11:30 a.m., the South San Francisco Police Department was conducting an unrelated investigation at a freight forwarding company located at 325 Corey Way, when they located suspicious chemicals and materials within the building. Police and fire department personnel were unable to immediately identify the substances and as a result approximately 10 employees were evacuated for precautionary reasons. Several of the surrounding businesses were notified of the on-going investigation and several of the businesses chose to self-evacuate as well.
At this time (2:30pm 9/14/2017) the scene is still active with police and fire personnel on-scene conducting an investigation. The public is being asked to stay out of the area until the scene is stabilized, and there are no reported injuries at this time.
Anyone with information that could be related to this investigation is encouraged to call the South San Francisco Police Department at 650-877-8900.