RODEO (CBS SF) — Hazardous materials officials lifted a health alert Sunday afternoon for the Rodeo community in Contra Costa County, a Contra Costa County hazmat official said.
Hazmat officials lifted the alert at 4:58 p.m. after firefighters extinguished a fire at the Phillips 66 refinery at 1380 San Pablo Ave.READ MORE: COVID Vaccine: Proof of Vaccinations or Weekly Testing Now Required For State Employees, Health Care Workers
Firefighters extinguished the fire at 4:20 p.m., Phillips 66 spokesman Paul Adler said.
Hazmat officials issued the health advisory after they received a report at 3:13 p.m. of a flare up at the refinery, chief environmental health and hazardous materials Officer Randy Sawyer said.READ MORE: Dixie Fire Paramedics Staying At Redding Hotel Rescue Boy From Drowning At Hotel's Pool
The fire started at about 3 p.m., Adler said. The fire caused no injuries, he said.
The cause of the fire is being investigated.
Sawyer said people can go about their normal business. He said the hazmat team will continue to monitor the situation.MORE NEWS: Warming River Water Killing Young Salmon Fry, Imperiling Industry
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