Hazmat Team IDs Unknown Substance in US Mail at House on Wren Ln Near Hawk Ln, Rolling Meadows

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Rolling Meadows Fire Department Level B Hazmat suit

Rolling Meadows police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 6:11 PM Tuesday February 27, 2018 to a report of a Hazmat incident at house in the block of 3500 Wren Lane, Rolling Meadows, Il. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that a resident received an unknown white powdery substance in the mail.

Command was transferred from Battalion Chief 15 to a Hazmat Control Officer. Firefighters used a two in, two out operation wearing Level B Hazmat personal protection suits. A MABAS Hazmat ID device identified the initially unknown substance as an inert substance.

MABAS is the Mutual Aid Box Alarm System that shares resources among fire department.

Firefighters cleared the scene by 7:35 p.m.

Rolling Meadows Fire Department hazmatRolling Meadows Fire Department Hazmat response for a substance that was apparently sent in the mail that was discovered to be inert.

Rolling Meadows Fire Department Level B Hazmat suitRolling Meadows Fire Department Level B Hazmat suit.


ENGINE(S): E15 E16


SQUAD(S): Palatine SQD85

EMS: Palatine A84


SPECIAL: Hazmat 15



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