HazMat Call to PA Biotech Firm

Monday, June 3, 2019 @ 05:06 PM gHale

There apparently was a small hazardous materials spill Thursday at Thermo Fisher Scientific on Silver Crest Boulevard in East Allen Township, Northampton County, PA.

No information was immediately available from emergency officials on the reported hazardous material incident.

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Personnel from HazMat and multiple fire companies were on the scene.

There were no reports of any injuries or illness, nor was there any danger to the surrounding community.

The incident was called in to the Northampton County Communication Center at 4:21 p.m. County HazMat personnel, along with multiple fire departments and ambulance companies, responded and were still on scene until at least 8 p.m.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an American biotechnology product development company based in Waltham, Mass.



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