Multiple people injured in collapse at old Boston power plant

YOU CAN SEE PICTURES FROM THE SCENE. EMS TELLINUSG THAT WORKERS WERE TRANSPORTED TO THE HOSPITAL AND THEY ARE WORKINGN O A THIRD. THIS IS AN AREA THAT IS UNDER CONSTRUCTION. THEY WERE WORKING WHEN THEY WERE SOME KIND OF COLLAPSE. WE ARE LIVE ON THE SCENE WITH THE LATEST ON THIS RESCUE EFRT.FO >> AS YOUUST J MENTIONED, THIS IS STILL A VERY ACTIVE SCENE. YOU CAN SEE A GLIMPSE OF WHAT IS GOING ON BEHIND US. THE FIRE DEPARTMENT IS GOING IN AND OUT OF THAT DOOR. THIS IS A POWER PLANT. YOU CAN SEE A BOBCAT COMINGUT O AS WELL. THIS IS AN ACTIVE CONSTRUCTION SITE. THEY ARE DOING DEMOLITN.IO YOU CAN SEE A HUGE RESPONSE. WE HAVE HEARD SIMIRLASPONSE. INFORMATION FROM BOSTON FIRE AND BOSTON POLICE. VICTIMS WERE TAK TENO THE HOSPIT.AL THIS IS STILL VERY EARLY ON. THIS ALL HAPPENED WITHIN THE LAST HOUR. THE DETAILS AS TO WHAT HAPPEDNE ARE STILL VERY SKETCHY AT THIS MOME.NT THIS ENCAPSULATES A FULL CITY BLOCK. THEY ARE DOING AS BEST AS MITIGATIONN IHERE AS WELL. WE HAVE HEARD AND SEEN ONHE T RAODI AND ON SCENE THAT THE FIRE DEPARTMENT IS HAVING TOO G TO DECONTAMINATION BECAUSE OF WHAT I WOULD IMAGINE WOULD BE THE ASBESTOS. THEY ARE IN AIR COMPRESSORS ON SIDE. ONE PERSON WE UNDERSTAND IS STILL TRAPPED AT THIS MOMENT. BOSTON EMS AND FIRE TECHNICAL RESCUE WORKING TOGETHER TO GET THAT INDIVIDUAL OUT AND BRING HIM OR HER TO THE HOSPITAL. >> A COMPLICATED RESECU EFFORT CLEARLY UNDERWAY AFTER WE UNDERSNDTA TWO WORKERS WERE TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL. THEY ARE CARING FOR ANOTHER.

Multiple people injured in collapse at old power plant in South Boston

Multiple people are being treated for injuries after they were trapped following a collapse at an old power plant in South Boston.According to Boston police, some sort of room collapse at 776 Summer St., the address for the Edison Power Plant, left multiple people trapped.Boston police officers, firefighters, Emergency Medical Services personnel and technical rescue teams responded to the scene.Boston EMS said it has transported two people from the scene to receive hospital treatment, and that personnel are currently providing care to a third patient.The Edison Power Plant, also known as the L Street Power Plant, is located down the road from Castle Island and just across from Black Falcon Pier. According to the Boston Planning & Development Agency, the century-old power plant was sold to Redgate/Hilco by the Exelon Corporation.Redgate/Hilco proposed to develop approximately 15 acres of land located at 776 Summer St. with approximately 610,000 square feet of residential use, approximately 860,000 square feet of office/research and development uses, approximately 80,000 square feet of retail uses, approximately 115,000 square feet of hotel use and more than 1,200 parking spaces.The proposal will preserve several historic buildings on the site and provide 5.7 acres of new public open space, according to the Boston Planning & Development Agency.

Multiple people are being treated for injuries after they were trapped following a collapse at an old power plant in South Boston.

According to Boston police, some sort of room collapse at 776 Summer St., the address for the Edison Power Plant, left multiple people trapped.

Boston police officers, firefighters, Emergency Medical Services personnel and technical rescue teams responded to the scene.

Boston EMS said it has transported two people from the scene to receive hospital treatment, and that personnel are currently providing care to a third patient.

The Edison Power Plant, also known as the L Street Power Plant, is located down the road from Castle Island and just across from Black Falcon Pier. According to the Boston Planning & Development Agency, the century-old power plant was sold to Redgate/Hilco by the Exelon Corporation.

Redgate/Hilco proposed to develop approximately 15 acres of land located at 776 Summer St. with approximately 610,000 square feet of residential use, approximately 860,000 square feet of office/research and development uses, approximately 80,000 square feet of retail uses, approximately 115,000 square feet of hotel use and more than 1,200 parking spaces.

The proposal will preserve several historic buildings on the site and provide 5.7 acres of new public open space, according to the Boston Planning & Development Agency.

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