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Incident Type:Check Welfare/Potentially Hazardous Materials
Location: 2300 block of Chalet Gardens Road
Incident Date: 5/26/20
Release Date: 5/26/20
Incident #: 20-8787
Prepared By: Lt. Edward Hartwick
Personnel from the Fitchburg Police Department and other responders are at an apartment building in the 2300 block of Chalet Gardens Road, investigating potentially hazardous materials found in an apartment.
Around 5:00 p.m. today, May 26, 2020, Fitchburg officers responded to the apartment on Chalet Gardens Road for a family member requesting a welfare check of the resident there. Officers located the resident and took them into protective custody. While inside the apartment, officers noticed several potentially hazardous items and evacuated the area.
Out of an abundance of caution, other residents of the apartment building have been evacuated. Emergency personnel and investigators remain on at the scene, working to investigate the materials and make the area safe.
Non-residents are asked to avoid the surrounding area.
As this is a developing investigation, no further information is available for release at this time.
Updates will be provided as new information becomes available for release.