11 firefighters, 1 civilian sent to hospital during Level 3 hazmat scare


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.

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Firefighters responded to 1740 Washington St. for a reported hazmat situation at 12:15 p.m. on Friday.

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.

This is a developing story. Stay with Boston 25 News for more details as they become available.