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Hazmat Incident in Waltham

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January 26, 2023 | MASSACHUSETTS PETER LOBO, Correspondent
This article is a direct street report from our correspondent and has not been edited by the 1st Responder newsroom.

WALTHAM, MA - On January 26th, a Waltham firefighter doing a detail at Sanofi 200 West Street reported a 5-gallon spill in one of the labs of Diethyl Benezene. Waltham Engines 2 and 7, along with Rescue 1, Tower 1 and Medic 1 responded. An additional medic unit was also requested. Engine 7 first due reported that there were no injuries, however, due to the nature of the chemical, a Tier 1 hazmat incident was activated. Firefighters were on scene for about four hours while they cleared the building.

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PETER LOBOCorrespondent

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