UPDATE from Hamilton Township Regarding
Hazmat Situation at US Postal Facility
Mayor Kelly Yaede and Hamilton Township’s Office of Emergency Management is
providing the following updated notice
regarding a HAZMAT situation at the United States Postal Carrier Annex on Route
130 in Hamilton Township.
At this time (3 PM on Friday, May 15, 2015), local Fire Department officials, Hamilton Township
HAZMAT officials and State of New Jersey HAZMAT Units have concluded response
efforts, allowing United States Postal Service employees to re-enter and resume normal operations at the United States Postal Carrier Annex
on Route 130.
Routine United States Postal Service operations, including
mail delivery service, will continue as normal.
The United States
Postal Carrier Annex is a warehouse processing and distribution facility that
is not accessible by the general public.
This facility is a separate facility from the John K. Rafferty Post
Office, also located on Route 130 in Hamilton.
As reported in the
earlier notice, US Postal officials are
confident that there is no danger in opening mail that has been distributed
through this facility. All mail
distributed from this facility has previously been processed by the United
States Postal Service.
If any further
updates become necessary, Hamilton Township will share further information
through its website (www.HamiltonNJ.com)
and official Township social media sources.