Haz Mat team called to South Padre Island beach

Source: South Padre Live

Authorities are investigating what is inside a barrel that washed up on a South Padre Island beach on Thursday afternoon.

It all happened on a beach near the 7000 block of Gulf Boulevard around 3 p.m. Thursday.

Cameras from the South Padre Live network captured images of a Haz Mat crew called to a beach near the Hilton Gardens Hotel.

It TMs not clear what was inside the barrel or if it was dangerous but it has been removed from the beach.