This particular lab develops and researches cancer medications in Boston's Longwood Medical Center. Nobody was hurt and the employees ran out and shut the door behind them, over 300 employees evacuated. BD
BOSTON -- Boston Fire Department crews were on the scene of a chemical reaction at Merck Research Laboratories Thursday morning.
The building is located at 33 Avenue Louis Pasteur in the Fenway area.
Officials classified the incident as a level 3 hazmat situation, which is the highest possible.
"This is a level 3, which would be a chemical incident with a minor explosion or a major spill," said Deputy Chief Joseph Fleming, of the Boston Fire Dept.