Evacuations lifted for San Jacinto chemical spill

Evacuations in San Jacinto in Riverside County have been lifted after several families were forced out of their homes over the weekend due to a chemical spill in the area. 

Fire officials in Riverside County reported a "strong chemical smell" near the 800 block of Shaver Street in San Jacinto just after 2 a.m. Saturday. Firefighters found pooled chemicals leaking from a shipping container nearby and called hazmat crews to the scene.

Mandatory evacuation orders were lifted Sunday morning, but evacuation warnings remain in place and those returning to their homes are urged to be extra cautious.

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No other information was immediately available.