Detroit Firefighters had a nasty surprise after working a fire Sunday night. Â Some foam and a spray gun apparently were stolen off the rig and another rig had a used colostomy bag thrown into it. Â Detroit Firefighters had to take that rig out of service to decontaminate it. Â Here is a little more on the story posted by Click on Detroit.
Crews at Engine 41 and Engine 52 in Detroit tell Local 4 while they were battling flames at a vacant apartment building Sunday night, someone stole equipment from one truck and someone else threw a used colostomy bag in another.
“It was a mess and it turned into a hazmat situation,” said Capt. Mark Simmons of Engine 52. “We had to take the rig off the streets to clean it out and it wasnâ€™t available to go to another fire if needed.â€
“Someone from the local neighborhood opened the back door and took out our bucket of foam and our spray gun,â€ said Sgt. Thompson. “Thatâ€™s a door that doesnâ€™t open on its own.”…Continue Reading Here