Officials: Damaged MRI machine spewed hazardous gases at JFK
Feb. 12, 2018
NEW YORK (AP) — Officials say a hazmat team was called to New York's John F. Kennedy Airport when a damaged MRI machine started releasing hazardous gases.
The Port Authority police union says the MRI machine was in transit at a cargo building Saturday evening when it somehow became damaged and started emitting the dangerous gases. Officials say firefighters and emergency response crews quickly responded to the scene.
No injuries were reported Saturday. It wasn't immediately clear what type of hazardous gases the MRI machine emitted.