Hazmat incident prompts evacuation in Santa Cruz, avoid area

- A hazardous material investigation prompted an evacuation in Santa Cruz on Wednesday, police said. 

Police announced around 7:00 p.m. residents at 690 Pacific Avenue were evacuated. The public is asked to avoid the area. 

There’s no threat of damage to the surrounding area, police said. Both Santa Cruz police and fire are investigating the incident.

No injuries have been reported.

There was no further information immediately available.  

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