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Tuesday, May 10, 2011

CSW BREAKING: Haz-Mat Scare- Small Fire at St. Luke's Hospital Near The Plaza

A first-alarm response of seven KC-MO fire companies responded at 11:10 a.m. to a reported fire and leak of an unknown chemical gas in an area under renovation at St. Luke's Hospital- 4418 J.C. Nichols Parkway.

As of 11:30 a.m.- the situation was well under control after it was determined the chemical gas was R11 refrigerant and the fire was in a small area of some insulation around an old chilling system that was being dismantled.

There was no indication that any patient areas were affected by the leak and small fire and the exact circumstances of the incident is being investigated.


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