Tampa hazmat alert as truck with ‘dangerous chemicals’ smashes into Florida home as shock pics show crash

BOMB squad and Fire rescue hazmat teams are responding after a car crashed into a Tampa home.

Emergency crews were called to the 4600 block of West Pearl Ave, several blocks south of Gandy Blvd, just before 11 a.m. Tuesday.

Police say that when officers arrived, they discovered that the driver had driven his truck into his own house.

As the driver was taken into custody, police said he made statements about having dangerous chemicals inside the home.

Authorities established a perimeter and called hazmat crews and the bomb squad to the scene.

The area has been evacuated while crews inspect the home.

Pearl Ave. between S. Renellie Drive and S. Hesperides Street is closed, along with S. Trask Street between W. Paxton Ave and W. Rogers Ave.

More to follow…

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