Hazardous Materials

Harvard University's campus (Photo by Darren McCollester/Newsmakers)

Haz Mat Scare In Harvard Building

A small fire set off a hazardous materials scare late Saturday night, and investigators are still exploring the cause.


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Hazardous Materials Team Responds To Mass. Prison

A hazardous materials team responded to a brief incident at a state prison in Gardner.


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State Bans HazMat Trucks From Downtown Boston During Day

The state Department Of Transportation has decided that trucks carrying hazardous materials, including gasoline and heating oil, cannot travel through Boston between 6 a.m and 8 p.m.


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White Powder Sparks Scare At Bolton School

Hazardous materials crews responded to Nashoba Regional High School in Bolton on Sunday.


Crews investigated a suspicious box in Roxbury on Wednesday.

Suspicious Box Responsible For Roxbury Scare Contained Rocks

The mystery behind a hazardous materials scare Wednesday in Roxbury has been solved.


Crews investigated a suspicious box in Roxbury on Wednesday.

Crews Give All Clear After “Hazardous” Box Found In Roxbury Home

A box “that had markings indicating that it may be hazardous” was found in the basement of a home in Roxbury on Wednesday, sparking a hazardous materials situation.


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I-Team: Hazardous Material Cleanup Costs Homeowners Thousands

The i-Team found that hazardous materials cleanup can be expensive. Some homeowners are receiving bills from the state that reach into the thousands.


A woman killed herself using cyanide at her home on Lake Shore Road in Brighton on Tuesday. (credit: Bernice Corpuz)

Woman Found Dead From Cyanide Poisoning, 12 Others Treated

A woman was found dead in an apparent suicide due to cyanide poising in her Brighton home on Tuesday.