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Re: SF Recology Center evacuated after mortar, gunpowder turned in

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  • annatwork505
    The ONLY thing to do was to call the police! They know what to do. They have bomb squads to safely remove or detonate stuff like that.
    Message 1 of 3 , Apr 27, 2013
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      The ONLY thing to do was to call the police! They know what to do. They have "bomb squads" to safely remove or detonate stuff like that.
      --- In Valley_Eye@yahoogroups.com, Illena Takahashi <ictakahashi@...> wrote:
      >
      > Yipes, thanks Russel.
      >
      > Although it's not officially accepted, I think it's better than dumping it in
      > the environment (like so much else along park roads). Wonder if there is an
      > acceptable alternative--no questions asked? Might be good to get the word out,
      > if so. (Yes, of course, in multiple languages, my dear Marlene. xo)
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > ________________________________
      > From: "rmorine@..." <rmorine@...>
      > To: Valley_Eye@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Fri, April 26, 2013 9:19:08 AM
      > Subject: [Valley_Eye] SF Recology Center evacuated after mortar, gunpowder
      > turned in
      >
      >
      > This happened yesterday (Thursday)..I used to work for Recology (when it was
      > called Sanitary Fill) and I know that they have a well trained hazardous
      > response team that is experienced in the identification of prohibited waste such
      > as explosives. Calling the SFPD bomb squad was the only option because you don't
      > want explosives to go back to a possibly uncontrolled situation...
      > Russel
      >
      > SF Recology Center evacuated after mortar, gunpowder turned in
      >
      > KTVU.com and wires
      > SAN FRANCISCO â€"
      > Employees at the Recology garbage and recycling center in San Francisco's
      > Visitacion Valley neighborhood were evacuated Wednesday after someone turned in
      > a mortar and gunpowder, according to fire officials.
      > Employees at the facility, located at 501 Tunnel Ave., reported the incident to
      > police around 11:30 a.m., Officer Gordon Shyy said.
      > A police bomb squad responded to the facility, evacuated employees and deemed
      > the area safe about an hour later, Shyy said.
      > Recology accepts small amounts of hazardous materials generated by businesses
      > and households, such as motor oil, paint, sludge or asbestos, but does not
      > accept ammunition or other weapons-related waste, according to its website.
      >
      > http://www.ktvu.com/news/news/health-med-fit-science/sf-recology-center-evacuated-after-mortar-gunpowde/nXW84/
      >
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