BOSTON - Eleven firefighters and one civilian were sent to the hospital after a reported level 3 hazmat situation in the city's South End neighborhood.
Their injuries are minor, according to Boston EMS.
As of 1400hrs, #BEMS has treated and transported 12 patients to local hospitals. The conditions all of patients: minor in nature. No additional information available at this time. pic.twitter.com/QMECYu6fcC— Boston EMS (@BOSTON_EMS) July 19, 2019
Firefighters responded to 1740 Washington St. for a reported hazmat situation at 12:15 p.m. on Friday.
At approximately 12:15 a level 3 Hazmat response for 1740 Washington st the South End. Report of noxious fumes on the 3 rd floor of a five story rooming house , all occupants are being evacuated. pic.twitter.com/mOg8oOVnKv— Boston Fire Dept. (@BostonFire) July 19, 2019
According to the Boston Fire Department, reports of noxious fumes on the third floor of a five-story home prompted the response.
All occupants of the building were evacuated.
Boston Level 3 Hazmat response 1740 Washington st. Noxious oder from upper floors, building evac’d several BFD members and residents being evaluated by EMS asymptomatic pic.twitter.com/ook2ljvVBU— Bob Murdock (@Boston25photog) July 19, 2019
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