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    Apartments Evacuated After Buckets of Human Waste Found in 1 Unit

    An apartment in East Boston was declared unfit for human habitation Tuesday after inspectors found buckets filled with feces and urine inside.

    (Published Tuesday, July 16, 2019)

    An East Boston apartment was declared unfit for human habitation, Tuesday, after inspectors found buckets filled with feces and urine as well as severe clutter inside.

    One woman was taken out in a stretcher, and at least two other tenants were evacuated from the building on Chelsea Street after police responded to the apartment with a hazmat crew.

    According to a order a violation notice order issued by the city, inspectors found "buckets filled with feces/ urine" and an "obnoxious sickening feces odor" in the basement and first floor unit of the building. Inspectors also found "severe clutter throughout the apartment."

    Inspectors were called to the building after receiving a referral from the Fire Department.

    Emergency Crews Respond to Level 2 Hazmat in East Boston

    [NECN] Emergency Crews Respond to Level 2 Hazmat in East Boston

    A building in East Boston was evacuated Tuesday morning after crews responded to a level 2 hazmat situation.

    (Published Tuesday, July 16, 2019)

    The basement and first floor unit were declared unfit for humans to live in.

    The Environmental Health Office ordered the landlord to hire a professional cleaning company to clean the unit before it is lived in again.

    The two tenants on the second and third floor, who were eventually allowed to go back inside their apartments, told NBC10 Boston that the woman who lives on the first floor may suffer from mental illness.

    "A lot of sympathy for her. I hope she gets the help she needs," said one tenant.


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