Fresno industrial plant evacuated after apparent hazmat accident


Workers at a south Fresno industrial plant have been evacuated after an apparent hazardous material accident Thursday morning.

Fresno Fire officials said a vat of chemicals overheated at General Coatings, sending fumes throughout a building in the 1200 block of North Avenue.

North is closed just west of Highway 99.

General Coatings makes spray foam roofing systems, according to the company website.

No other information was immediately available.