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Friday, August 24, 2012

MCI Declared at South Whitehall HazMat Incident

On Location as crews responded to an unknown odor at Lincoln Technical Institute on Tilghman St in South Whitehall. When EMS arrived on location they had a educational facility that was occupied by numerous people, with some people feeling ill they Declared a Level 1 MCI bringing in additional resources to assist. Lehigh County Special Ops responded to assist South Whitehall with meters to try and determine the source of the odor. One entry team went into the building and once exiting went through Decon. Its believed to be a trace amount of ammonia that caused the problem all occupants were evaluated by EMS with a couple be transported to area hospitals.

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