Police investigation leads to “potential hazmat situation” on Belchertown Rd. in Amherst

Hampshire County

UPDATE // Hazmat team called to conducted a well being check 

An ongoing police investigation has led to what authorities are now calling “a potential hazmat” situation, late Tuesday night.

Amherst fire officials told 22News police requested the fire department’s backup during an investigation at an apartment on 81 Belchertown Road around 7:30 p.m.

As of 10:10 p.m., Fire Chief Tim Nelson says the Hazmat team and police are still actively at the location for the “potential hazmat” situation.

Chief Nelson told 22News the situation poses no threat to the public and that there are no injuries.

No further information was immediately available.

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