August 05, 2009 IMLAY CITY — Firefighters and emergency personnel diverted traffic off of M-53 near the Third Street viaduct as they investigated a potential 'hazmat' (hazardous material) call before noon on Thursday.
They responded to the scene after a caller to Lapeer County Central Dispatch reported a large yellow barrel with unknown contents in the roadway on M-53.
Traffic was diverted for about 45 minutes and firefighters cleared the scene.
Further details are not available at this time.
For more on this and other local news stories pick up the Wednesday, August 12 print edition of the Tri-City Times.