Chlorine Plant Fire, Kearny, NJ
55 Jacobus Ave, Kearny, NJ 07032, USA | 2019-May-18
Initial Notification: At 0100 hours on 18 May 2019, USCG Sector New York contacted the NOAA SSC about a fire at the Alden Leads Chemical Plant, Kearny, New Jersey, a facility that produces and stores chlorine. USCG requested a smoke plume model.
|Products of concern:||Granular Chlorine|
|Total amount at risk of spill:||50,000 pounds|
|Latitude (approximate):||40° 44.12′ North|
|Longitude (approximate):||74° 6.80′ West|