Governor's Office Emergency Services
Hazardous Materials Spill Report

DATE: 10/01/2022
TIME: 1223
RECEIVED BY: CONTROL#:
Cal OES - 22-5785
NRC -
1.a. PERSON NOTIFYING Cal OES:
1. NAME:2. AGENCY:3. PHONE#:4. Ext:5. PAG/CELL:
Fresno County Environmental Health
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. Jet A Fuel =70 Gal(s)PETROLEUMNoNo
2. = NoNo
3. = NoNo
g. DESCRIPTION: Due to a mechanical failure during a test flight, a helicopter crashed into the front yard of a residence causing approximately 70 gallons of Jet A Fuel to release onto the soil of the front yard where it is contained. A rotor clipped a palm tree and caused slight damage to the roof but did not cause significant damage to the residence. The two occupants of helicopter were both transported to a local area hospital with injuries. The severity of the injuries is unknown. The local police and fire department responded and have closed Garrett Ave. No waterways impacted.
h. STOPPAGE/CONTAINMENT:i. WATER INVOLVED: j. WATERWAY:k. DRINKING WATER IMPACTED
Stopped, ContainedNoNoneNo
l. MARITIME VESSEL
No
m. KNOWN IMPACT
Road Closure
3. a. INCIDENT LOCATION: 4975 E. Garrett Ave.
b. CITY:c. COUNTY: d. ZIP:
Fresno
Fresno County93725SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY UNIFIED APCD
4. INCIDENT DESCRIPTION:
a. DATE:b. TIME (Military):c. SITE:d. REPORTED CAUSE
10/01/20220950 Residence Mechanical
e. INJURIESf. FATALITY g. EVACUATIONh. CLEANUP BY:
Yes
Injuries #: 2
NoNoContractor
6. NOTIFICATION INFORMATION:
a. ON SCENE:b. OTHER ON SCENE: c. OTHER NOTIFIED:
Co Health, Fire Dept., Police Dept., OtherFAANTSB, Metropolitan Flood District
d. ADMIN. AGENCY: Fresno County Health Departmente. SEC. AGENCY:
f. ADDITIONAL COUNTY: g. ADMIN. AGENCY:
h. NOTIFICATION LIST:
Cal GEM:
RWQCB Unit:

5C
Cal OES Region: Inland
AA/CUPA, DTSC, RWQCB, US EPA, USFWS, Cal OES REG, Co/WP, Co/E-Hlth
Photo Attachment:
11. Cal OES Reg. sarah.murdock@caloes.ca.gov
********* Control No: 22-5785 *********

Created by: Warning Center on: 10/01/2022 12:23:28 PM Last Modified by: Warning Center on: 10/01/2022 12:44:01 PM