Governor's Office Emergency Services
Hazardous Materials Spill Report

DATE: 11/26/2022
TIME: 0943
RECEIVED BY: CONTROL#:
Cal OES - 22-6942
NRC - 1353440
1.a. PERSON NOTIFYING Cal OES:
1. NAME:2. AGENCY:3. PHONE#:4. Ext:5. PAG/CELL:
NRC
1.b. PERSON REPORTING SPILL (If different from above):
1. NAME:2. AGENCY:3. PHONE#:4. Ext:5. PAG/CELL:
USCG - Sector San Diego
2. SUBSTANCE TYPE:
2. a. SUBSTANCE:b.QTY:>=<Amount Measurec. TYPE:d. OTHER:e. PIPELINEf. VESSEL
>= 300 Tons
1. Diesel =Unknown UnknownPETROLEUMNoNo
2. = NoNo
3. = NoNo
g. DESCRIPTION: **** THIS IS A POTENTIAL RELEASE ****

PER NRC: THE CALLER STATED A MIGRANT VESSEL CAPSIZED HALF A MILE SOUTH OF THE IMPERIAL BEACH PIER. THE CAUSE OF THE VESSEL CAPSIZING WAS ATTRIBUTED TO OPERATOR ERROR. ACCORDING TO THE CALLER AN UNKNOWN AMOUNT OF DIESEL HAS THE POTENTIAL TO RELEASE INTO THE PACIFIC OCEAN. CURRENTLY THE VESSEL HAS NOT SUNK, HOWEVER AS TIME PASSES THE POTENTIAL FOR IT TO SINK INCREASES. THERE WERE (2) REPORTED FATALITIES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS INCIDENT AND THERE WERE (3) INDIVIDUALS THAT WERE TRANSPORTED TO A LOCAL HOSPITAL, HOWEVER THE EXTENT OF THEIR INJURIES WAS NOT SPECIFIED.

**** THIS IS A POTENTIAL RELEASE ****
h. STOPPAGE/CONTAINMENT:i. WATER INVOLVED: j. WATERWAY:k. DRINKING WATER IMPACTED
OtherYesPacific OceanNo
Detail for Other: Potential Release
l. MARITIME VESSEL
No
m. KNOWN IMPACT
None
3. a. INCIDENT LOCATION: Descanso Ave, South of the Imperial Beach Pier
b. CITY:c. COUNTY: d. ZIP:
Imperial Beach
San Diego CountySAN DIEGO COUNTY APCD
4. INCIDENT DESCRIPTION:
a. DATE:b. TIME (Military):c. SITE:d. REPORTED CAUSE
11/26/20220600 Waterways Human Error
e. INJURIESf. FATALITY g. EVACUATIONh. CLEANUP BY:
Yes
Injuries #: 3
Yes
Fatals #: 2
NoUnknown
6. NOTIFICATION INFORMATION:
a. ON SCENE:b. OTHER ON SCENE: c. OTHER NOTIFIED:
OtherLocal AuthoritiesCBP, USCG, NRC
d. ADMIN. AGENCY: San Diego County Health Services Departmente. SEC. AGENCY:
f. ADDITIONAL COUNTY: g. ADMIN. AGENCY:
h. NOTIFICATION LIST:
Cal GEM:
RWQCB Unit:

9
Cal OES Region:
AA/CUPA, DTSC, RWQCB, US EPA, USFWS, DFW-OSPR, COASTAL COM, CDPH-D.O., LANDS, PARKS & REC, USCG, Co/WP, Co/Hlth, Co/E-Hlth
Photo Attachment:
11. Cal OES Reg.
********* Control No: 22-6942 *********

Created by: Warning Center on: 11/26/2022 09:43:22 AM Last Modified by: Warning Center on: 11/26/2022 09:52:19 AM