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Boston Fire Department Responds to Level 2 Hazmat Situation Downtown

There was an oil leak in the basement of a building on Washington Street

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    Crews Respond to Oil Leak in Building Basement

    Boston Fire Department responded to a building in the 600 block of Washington Street for a level 2 Hazmat response

    (Published Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018)

    The Boston Fire Department has responded to a Level 2 Hazmat situation downtown.

    Crews responded Sunday evening to 600 Washington Street for a reported oil leak in the building's basement.

    The building is a state office building that is currently vacant.

    Fire officials said the oil tank was being filled and there was an overflow of 150 gallons, which funnelled into an overflow basin.

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    The fire department is monitoring the air quality, though there have been no readings.

    Clean Harbor and environmental crews are on scene to assess.

    There are no reported injuries.

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