UAB: Hazmat crews inspected helicopter after explosion victim flown in

    (Patrick Thomas |

    On Thursday afternoon, Birmingham Fire crews responded to a hazmat situation at a UAB helipad, which involved an explosion victim.

    According to UAB Public Relations Director Tyler Greer, UAB had asked fire crews to inspect and decontaminate a lifesaver helicopter after an explosion victim was flown in to the hospital. Though the patient had been decontaminated upon arrival, several crew were complaining of minor irritations, which prompted the inspection.

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