Local Box 1-1 “Hydraulic Oil Spill”
By Firefighter Kevin Carr
August 12, 2019

At 1036hrs Dorchester Central dispatched units to 755 Race St (HADDAWAYS SHELL) for A CONTAINED SMALL SPILL in the Cambridge 1-2 Box Area. Chief 1-2 arrived on location with a large hydraulic oil spill on the roadway (Race St/Washington St) and in the parking lot of Haddaways Shell. Chief 1-2 established command and call for extra absorbent and CPD to shut down the intersection. The spill was contained in approx. 45minutes with crews from Rescue 1-1, Utility 1-1, DPW and Haddaways Shell using multiple (10+) bags of absorbent. Command placed the situation under control at 1120hrs and all units were placed in service without incident..

Units: Chief 1-1, Chief 1-2, Rescue 1-1, Utility 1-1
Mutual Aid: CPD, DPW