• Brookline November 3, 2022 7:29 pm

    4 People Taken to the Hospital After Hazmat Situation at Brookline High School

    Emergency crews responded to Brookline High School on Thursday for a reported hazardous materials situation, and four people were taken to the hospital. Brookline Public Schools said the hazmat situation was prompted by a chemical irritant found near a bathroom on the first floor of the Greenough Street building. Students and staff were evacuated around 11:45 a.m. Two students and…

  • YMCA October 7, 2022 11:45 pm

    7 Kids Taken to Hospital After Hazmat Exposure at Cape Cod YMCA

    Seven kids were taken to the hospital after they were exposed to hazardous fumes at a Cape Cod YMCA on Friday, according to fire officials. The children were exposed to muriatic acid fumes after a hazardous materials spill at the Barnstable YMCA on Iyannough Road, fire officials said. They were having trouble breathing and were taken to the hospital to…

  • hazmat September 7, 2022 5:51 pm

    Hazmat Response Underway in Marlboro

    A hazmat team is investigating an incident at an apartment building in Marlboro, Massachusetts after a man was found suffering a medical emergency Tuesday afternoon. Officials say various materials have been found – but it’s not clear what it all is at this stage. The Marlboro Fire Department was called to the Sheffield Court apartments on Boston Post Road Tuesday…

  • Tewksbury August 30, 2022 6:51 pm

    Ammonia Leak at Tewksbury Ice Rink Contained

    One person was taken to the hospital for ammonia inhalation but is expected to be OK.

  • hazmat August 31, 2022 12:00 am

    Ammonia Leak Prompts Evacuation Order Near Tewksbury Ice Rink; 1 Sent to Hospital

    Police urged people near or downwind of an ice rink in Tewksbury, Massachusetts, to evacuate Tuesday afternoon because of “a hazardous condition” later identified as an ammonia leak. They later said the leak at the Breakaway Ice Center on Carter Street was contained safely. “All have been evacuated; no injuries reported,” police said on Twitter. A large police, firefighter and…

  • Weymouth July 14, 2022 4:43 pm

    No Hazard Found After Hazmat Investigation at Home in Weymouth

    Hazmat teams converged on a home in Weymouth, Massachusetts, Thursday morning to look into potentially hazardous materials there, police said. No one was hurt and there was no threat to the public, Massachusetts State Police said, and the Department of Fire Services later said the investigation ended without any hazardous materials found. They didn’t say what the material was...

  • Orange June 10, 2022 11:43 pm

    Huge Mill Fire Leaves Mass. Town With Dangerous Debris, $4M Bill: ‘It's Just Too Much'

    A small town was left with a pile of asbestos-infused rubble and a roughly $4 million bill to clean it up when an intense blaze destroyed a vacant mill building in Orange, Massachusetts, this weekend. The town was already trying to address the asbestos in the long-abandoned building, but after three kids allegedly set it on fire Saturday, officials are…

  • Boston April 5, 2022 12:54 pm

    Hazmat Response to Gas Leak on Beacon Hill

    A gas leak prompted a hazmat response and the evacuation of three buildings on Beacon Hill in Boston Tuesday morning. Gas leaked into a building on Grove Street from outside, causing elevated readings, Boston police said. Boston police and fire were on scene by 11 a.m. Tuesday. Police were awaiting response from Boston Water and Sewer. Crews were monitoring the…

  • Lynn March 3, 2022 3:44 pm

    Hazmat Incident in Lynn; Police, Suspects Exposed to Fentanyl

    Emergency crews are on scene of a hazardous materials incident in Lynn, Massachusetts, after police were exposed to fentanyl while attempting to execute a search warrant Thursday afternoon. The scene is located on Michigan Avenue. Lynn Police Lt Michael Kmiec said officers were executing a search warrant and a few officers were exposed to what is believed to be fentanyl….

  • Plainville February 2, 2022 7:05 pm

    Crews Respond to Hazmat Situation in Plainville, Mass.

    Emergency crews have responded to a hazmat situation in Plainville, a police department spokesperson confirmed Wednesday.

  • attleboro September 3, 2021 2:28 pm

    Hazmat Teams Responding to 5,000 Gallon Sulfuric Acid Leak in Attleboro

    Hazardous materials teams are dealing with a 5,000 gallon sulfuric acid leak at a chemical company in Attleboro, Massachusetts, on Friday. Fire officials said they were called to Robert’s Chemical on Victor Road at 9:30 a.m. for a report of a sulfuric acid leak. The company manufactures industrial chemicals and said a 13,000-gallon tank car was actively leaking sulfuric acid….

  • Boston August 27, 2021 12:41 am

    East Boston Fire Station Evacuated Due to Hazmat Situation

    A fire station in East Boston was evacuated Thursday evening due to a chemical issue. The Boston Fire Department described a Level 3 hazmat situation at the firehouse on Sumner Street, with high levels of hydrogen cyanide and hydrogen sulfate detected. Firefighters were ordered out of the station, but no injuries have been reported. Fire officials said the situation was…

  • meriden August 17, 2021 8:59 am

    Cleanup Continues After Acid Spill Closes Roads, Forces Evacuations in Meriden

    A state emergency response unit will be returning to at a facility in Meriden today to continue their clean-up efforts after a tractor-trailer leaked gallons of acid Monday. The crew from the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection responded to the Tradebe facility on Gracey Avenue. Officials at the scene have determined a drum inside the truck was leaking a…

  • Boston August 16, 2021 7:36 am

    Hazmat Team Called to Downtown Verizon Location Overnight

    Hazmat crews responded to high levels of Carbon Monoxide in the battery room of a Verizon location in downtown Boston Sunday night. The Boston Fire Department posted on Twitter that they responded to the lower level of 185 Franklin Street for the hazardous materials situation shortly before midnight. Crews used meters and thermal imaging to determine that all of the…

  • death investigation August 2, 2021 8:04 am

    Death Investigation Near Boston Marriott Copley Place

    The Boston Marriott Copley on Huntington Avenue was evacuated early Monday morning as authorities initiated a death investigation, police said.

  • hazmat July 28, 2021 7:41 am

    12 Firefighters Being Treated for Chemical Burns

    A hazardous material response team with the Boston Fire Department was deployed in Cambridge Wednesday morning, where 12 firefighters were taken to the hospital with chemical burns.

  • cambridge July 28, 2021 11:42 am

    12 Firefighters Suffer Chemical Burns Responding to Cambridge Hazmat Situation

    A hazardous material response team with the Boston Fire Department was deployed in Cambridge on Wednesday morning, where 12 firefighters were taken to the hospital with chemical burns. Firefighters responded to a call for the smell of smoke in a corner apartment on the fourth floor of 355 Mass Avenue, near the edge of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology campus…

  • hazmat May 18, 2021 5:15 am

    Chemical Scare in Roslindale

    Hazmat crews decontaminated a family and two firefighters Monday night in Boston’s Roslindale neighborhood after potential exposure to an unknown chemical.

  • hazmat May 18, 2021 10:45 am

    Package Containing Unknown Chemical Prompts Hazmat Response in Roslindale

    Hazmat crews decontaminated a family and two firefighters Monday night in Boston’s Roslindale neighborhood after potential exposure to an unknown chemical. A Brook Street resident opened a package that was delivered to his home Monday and found an unknown chemical inside. He brought it to a nearby fire station at 945 Canterbury Street, prompting a Level 3 hazmat situation. The…

  • Pawtucket April 29, 2021 7:09 pm

    Several Hospitalized in Apparent Pawtucket Hazmat Incident

    More than a dozen emergency services vehicles descended on a Rhode Island manufacturing company Thursday afternoon over what appeared to be a noxious odor that sickened several people. No one was seriously hurt, Pawtucket’s acting public safety director said. The incident was reported at the address of medical parts and electrode manufacturer Bio-Detek on Narragansett Park Drive. Pawtucket firefighters...

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