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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.


Police block off Commercial Street in Dracut for a hazmat situation. (Photo Credit: Bernice Corpuz)

Potentially Hazardous Chemical Sends Three Workers To Hospital In Dracut

Three workers were taken to the hospital on Tuesday after possibly being exposed to a hazardous chemical.


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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.



Suicide Attempt Using Cyanide Causes Hazmat Scare In Lexington

Police say they found a man in a car on Maguire Road who said he ingested liquid cyanide.


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I-Team: Public Corruption Probe Involving Hazmat Contracts Widens

A state official is now under investigation in an alleged scheme to steer lucrative contracts to a Malden hazardous waste company.


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.


Police stopped this truck outside of the Haymarket station Tuesday morning.

Radioactive Scare Shuts Down Haymarket Station

Haymarket MBTA Station was closed to passengers Tuesday after an incident involving a radiation scare.


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Menino Wants To Keep Hazmat Trucks Out Of Boston Neighborhoods

Mayor Menino has pushed to keep trucks carrying hazardous materials from passing through crowded neighborhoods like the North End and Chinatown.