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Haz-mat Box 1-1 UM Shore Medical Center at Dorchester
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By Firefighter Kevin Carr
October 19, 2019

At 7:35AM Dorchester Central dispatched units for the Haz-mat incident at 300 BYRN ST (ODGH) in the Cambridge 1-1 Box Area. Chief 1 arrived on location and set up A unified command with police and hospital staff to come up with a plan to remove the hazard. Engine 1-3 & Haz-mat 1-1 arrived on location to enact the plan to remove the hazard using Level C protection. Crews removed the hazard without complication securing the product and the container. Engine 1-3 was used to DECON the firefighters and equipment. At 10:00AM with the hazard contained and the situation under control Engine 1-3 & Haz-mat 1-1 were released without incident. The unified command was terminated approx. 1 hour later after A meeting with all involved.

Units: Chief 1, Chief 1-1, Chief 1-2, Engine 1-3, Haz-mat 1-1
Mutual Aid: CPD, DCEMS PM100 & 101 (Cambridge)

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