Hazardous Material Incident At West Chester B Reed Henderson High School
By WCFD PIO team
June 16, 2022

At approximately 6:54 PM, the WCFD (Station 52) was dispatched for a fire alarm at the school. As crews were investigating they located an spill of an unknown substance in the boiler room area. The incident was upgraded to a HAZMAT Incident dispatching the remainder of the WCFD, Good Fellowship Ambulance & EMS Training Institute, Chester County Department of Emergency Services (Hazmat 15) and West Chester Borough Police Department.

Upon further evaluation it was confirmed the substance was a coolant that had leaked in the boiler room area.

All units cleared a short time later.