LAFD Hazmat Investigation #2

HAZARDOUS MATERIALS INVESTIGATION: On Wednesday, January 29, 2003 at 0757 Hours (7:57 AM PST), nine Companies of Los Angeles Firefighters, including an LAFD Hazardous Materials Task Force, three LAFD Rescue Ambulances, one EMS District Captain and...


HAZARDOUS MATERIALS INVESTIGATION: On Wednesday, January 29, 2003 at 0757 Hours (7:57 AM PST), nine Companies of Los Angeles Firefighters, including an LAFD Hazardous Materials Task Force, three LAFD Rescue Ambulances, one EMS District Captain and three Chief Officer Command Teams, all under the direction of LAFD 7th Battalion Commander Ralph Ramirez responded to a Hazardous Materials Investigation near 1422 South Mirasol Street in the South Boyle Heights area.

The first Company to arrive on scene reported a modest orange-yellow plume emanating from a 150