BREAKING: Evacuation of Lake Pflugerville (Tx) guests, barrel with unknown material found in lake!


PFLUGERVILLE, Texas — The City of Pflugerville has closed and evacuated guests from Lake Pflugerville due to a barrel of unknown material found in the lake.

The 55-gallon barrel drum was removed from the north shore of Lake Pflugerville, at 18216 Weiss Lane, around 3:30 p.m.

City crews discovered the barrel and contacted the Pflugerville Police Department and the Texas Department of Public Safety since the barrel was labeled and may contain hazardous materials.

β€œAt this time there is no indication that the water supply is compromised, but as a precautionary measure we are taking steps to evacuate the lake, search for additional barrels and investigate the contents of the barrel found,” City Manager Brandon Wade said.

http://www.kvue.com/news/Lake-Pflugerville-evacuated-closed-211881701.html

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