Chemical scare forces evacuation in Lawrence

LAWRENCE, MA (WHDH) - Emergency crews in Lawrence responded Wednesday night to a hazmat situation at a technology company in the city.

Fire crews were called to Microsemi on Lake Street around 6:30 p.m. and found a haze in the building.

Officials say unknown chemicals are leaking inside the building, which houses a company that specializes in circuitry.

No injuries have been reported. Nearby buildings have been evacuated.

Crews are in the process of suiting up in protective gear to assess the source of the leak.


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