Governor's Office Emergency Services
Hazardous Materials Spill Report

DATE: 06/24/2022
TIME: 1553
RECEIVED BY: CONTROL#:
Cal OES - 22-3603
NRC -
1.a. PERSON NOTIFYING Cal OES:
1. NAME:2. AGENCY:3. PHONE#:4. Ext:5. PAG/CELL:
JHA Environmental
1.b. PERSON REPORTING SPILL (If different from above):
1. NAME:2. AGENCY:3. PHONE#:4. Ext:5. PAG/CELL:
2. SUBSTANCE TYPE:
2. a. SUBSTANCE:b.QTY:>=<Amount Measurec. TYPE:d. OTHER:e. PIPELINEf. VESSEL
>= 300 Tons
1. Hydrochloric acid liquid 31% =275 Gal(s)CHEMICALNoNo
2. Hydrochloric acid vapor plume=5-10 min UnknownVAPORNoNo
3. = NoNo
g. DESCRIPTION: RP states: A tank ruptured due to mechanical failure resulting in the release of the material. The release is stopped and contained. No waterways or storm drains were impacted. The entire release was contained in secondary containment. A vapor plume occurred that was unrecoverable. Neutralization of the contained Hydrochloric acid is in progress through JHA Environmental.
h. STOPPAGE/CONTAINMENT:i. WATER INVOLVED: j. WATERWAY:k. DRINKING WATER IMPACTED
StoppedNoNo
l. MARITIME VESSEL
No
m. KNOWN IMPACT
None
3. a. INCIDENT LOCATION: 20201 South Normandie Ave
b. CITY:c. COUNTY: d. ZIP:
Torrance
Los Angeles County90502SOUTH COAST AQMD
4. INCIDENT DESCRIPTION:
a. DATE:b. TIME (Military):c. SITE:d. REPORTED CAUSE
06/24/20220830 Other
Description for Other : Ground water treatment system (EPA super fund site)
Mechanical
e. INJURIESf. FATALITY g. EVACUATIONh. CLEANUP BY:
NoNoNoJHA Environmental
6. NOTIFICATION INFORMATION:
a. ON SCENE:b. OTHER ON SCENE: c. OTHER NOTIFIED:
LAFD, CUPA
d. ADMIN. AGENCY: Torrance Fire Departmente. SEC. AGENCY: LACoFD Health Haz-Mat
f. ADDITIONAL COUNTY: g. ADMIN. AGENCY:
h. NOTIFICATION LIST:
Cal GEM:
RWQCB Unit:

4
Cal OES Region:
AA/CUPA, DTSC, RWQCB, US EPA, USFWS, AIR RESOURCES BD, Co/WP, Co/Hlth, Co/E-Hlth
Photo Attachment:
11. Cal OES Reg.
********* Control No: 22-3603 *********

Created by: Warning Center on: 06/24/2022 03:53:20 PM Last Modified by: Warning Center on: 06/24/2022 04:09:52 PM