Hazmat team responds to reports of chemical spill

SAN DIEGO - A hazardous materials team Friday responded to reports of a chemical spill in the 7000 block of Family Circle in the Kearny Mesa area.

San Diego Fire-Rescue Department officials said they received reports of a mercury spill -- possibly several ounces -- in the driveway of an apartment complex.

A hazmat team was summoned to the scene to investigate the spill. No evacuations or injuries were immediately reported.

At about 4:30 p.m., crews gave the "all-clear" and were in the process of clearing the scene.

There was no immiedate word on the cause of the spill.

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