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Boston Marathon Explosion: Hotlines, Closures, Emergency Info

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Marathon runners' bags after explosion. (Photo from WBZ-TV's Karen Anderson)

Marathon runners’ bags after explosion. (Photo from WBZ-TV’s Karen Anderson)

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BOSTON (CBS) – At least three people are dead and dozens injured after two explosions near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Here are some things to know:

  • Boston Police want witnesses to contact them with any details – 1-800-494-TIPS
  • The FBI wants anyone with information to call 1-800-CALL-FBI
  • Mayor’s hotline to find family members 617-635-4500
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital is in lockdown – No one is allowed in except staff and patients
  • Boston Medical Center Family Assistance Center hotline phone number: 617.414.6030
  • Register with the Red Cross to get in touch with family and friends who may be worried about you
  • Governor Deval Patrick is telling people to stay out of large crowds, and to go home or to your hotel
  • The BAA says any runner looking to pick up their belongings should go to Berkeley Street

A crime scene perimeter has been set up by the Boston Police

  • Clarendon Street from Huntington Ave to Newbury Street
  • Newbury Street from Clarendon Street to Hereford Street
  • Huntington Ave from Belvidere Street to Clarendon Street

Crime scene after Boston Marathon explosions.

Crime scene after Boston Marathon explosions.

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