Tuesday, August 18, 2009

HAZMAT Unit Responding to Incident on W 2nd St.

UPDATE 2:
The Firefighters Local 118 reports:
LEVEL 3 HAZMAT. NOW 6 FF EXPOSED . SUBSTANCE TRACED TO 55 GAL DRUM.
LEVEL 3 HAZMAT 3 BFD MEMBERS EXPOSED TO UNK. SUBSTANCE AT ILLEGAL TXFER STATION.


UPDATE:
This morning a street sweeper saw vehicles dumping in an abondoned building. When firefighters went to investigate a number become ill. Local news coverage:
http://www1.whdh.com/news/articles/local/BO122020/
http://www.bostonherald.com/news/regional/view.bg?articleid=1191836

From http://twitter.com/Boston_Police

HAZMAT: Level 3 incident at 251 W 2nd St in South Boston, Hazmat Unit, BFD and EMS on scene, decontamination taking place, avoid the area.

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