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Train passengers affected after hazmat scare in Epping

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18 May 2015
MFB attended an incident involving a number of people on a train affected by an unknown substance.

Crews were called at 9.30am after Metrol stopped the train at a siding in Cooper Street, Epping.

Specialist hazmat firefighters were dispatched to investigate the incident.

Firefighters entered train in fully encapsulated suits with detection equipment.

The area was cleared as safe with no product detection being found.

Incident was deemed under control after two hours and 40 minutes.

AV transported one person to hospital.

ATTENDING APPLIANCES
Pumpers: 3
Rescue Units: 0
Aerial units: 1
Other units: 6

NUMBER OF FIREFIGHTERS: 26

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