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Fentanyl Overdose Prompts Hazmat Situation in Chelsea



    Hazmat Scene After Person Overdoses on Fentanyl in Chelsea

    The hazmat situation has now been contained, and the woman who overdosed is in the hospital for treatment. (Published Sunday, July 29, 2018)

    Authorities responded to a Fentanyl hazmat situation in Chelsea, Massachusetts.

    According to police, officers observed what they thought may have been a motor vehicle accident in the area of 142 Broadway Street Sunday morning.

    Upon further investigation, the officers saw hypodermic needles inside the vehicle and a white powdery substance inside a small package, police said.

    The lone occupant was a female operator. She indicated that the powder may contain Fentanyl, police said.

    Video Captures Pilot's Rescue From Crashed Jet

    [NATL] Video Captures Pilot's Rescue From Crashed Jet During Military Exercise

    Video and photos captured the rescue of a 47-year-old civilian pilot, whose jet crashed shortly after take-off during a military exercise.

    (Published Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018)

    According to police, she was transported to Cambridge Health Alliance in Everett for further treatment.

    The hazmat situation has been contained by the Chelsea Fire Department.

    "This is taken very seriously, throughout the country really, and unfortunately this is the world we live in and this is what we have to do to protect ourselves and our members," Chelsea Fire Deputy Chief Ed McGarry said.

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