Auburn, NY (November 9, 2018) – A mishap concerning hazardous and toxic materials took place Friday morning, November 9, and resulted in the closure of a city block in Auburn. The accident was reported to have occurred at a building located at 54 Orchard Street between Baker Street and Jefferson Street.
Authorities were called to the situation at around 10:00 a.m. to attend to what has only been described as a hazardous materials incident. The Auburn Police Department and Auburn Fire Department responded to the situation along with the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office and TLC Ambulance.
Multiple people clad in hazmat suits were seen entering in and out of the ambulance at the scene, generally confirming injuries. However, authorities have not elaborated on the type of injuries sustained or the number of people affected by this incident.
No further details have been made available at this time as this is a developing story.
Toxic Substance Exposure in New York
Our sympathies are extended to the victims of this mishap first and foremost. At this time, the consolation of an experienced New York accident attorney can be invaluable as victims and their loved ones may be overwhelmed by the situation. Toxic substance exposure in New York can have serious life-altering consequences, and it is important to have compassionate representation on your side.
At Hach & Rose, our attorneys are devoted to helping those who have been hurt by the negligence of other parties and entities. The handling of hazardous materials is among one of the largest responsibilities anyone can undertake, and in the event that someone mishandles such materials or otherwise causes injuries to others, victims will likely have significant rights moving forward.
Our sympathetic accident attorneys are here for you 24/7 to handle your New York toxic substance exposure case. If you have lost a loved one due to the ineffectiveness of a product, call 212-779-0057 today.
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