Fire Department Responds to Hazmat Situation at Arizona Hospital

Hospital operations remained uninterrupted as the fire department tended to the scene.

By Mackenna Moralez, Associate Editor
March 2, 2023

Tucson, Arizona-based Northwest Hospital experienced a “hazmat” situation earlier this week. 

Northwest Fire Department was dispatched to the hospital after a receiving a call for a building fire, KVOA 4 Tucson reports. At the scene, crews were able to determine it was a hazmat situation and not a fire. 

The odor came from a malfunctioning piece of equipment near an unoccupied ambulance bay, KVOA 4 Tucson reports. Hospital operations were not disrupted as crews tended to the scene.  

Mackenna Moralez is the associate editor for the facilities market.  

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