FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 23, 2019, 3AM
From the Broome County Office of Emergency Services:
Mandatory Evacuation for some areas in Town of Fenton, Town of Chenango due to Tractor Trailer Accident on I-88
(TOWN OF FENTON, NY) Due to a tractor trailer accident, the Broome County Office of Emergency Services has issued a mandatory evacuation for all residents within one-quarter mile of Interstate 88 at exit 2. The incident happened around 1AM. The tractor trailer was carrying hazardous materials.
This impacts the following areas:
Residents on Ivan Lane, Dale Court, Niles Road and East Niles Road should go to the Hillcrest Fire Station on Avenue A in Hillcrest.
Residents on Towpath Road should evacuate to the Port Crane Fire Station on Route 369 in Port Crane across from CV State Park in Port Crane.
Residents in these areas are required to evacuate as soon as possible.
It is expected that cleanup will take 6-8 hours.