Annapolis Fire Department

Annapolis Fire Department Media Release

Fire Chief

David L. Stokes, Sr.

Contact Person:
Firefighter 1/c Ken White
Phone: 410-263-7975

Hazmat Incident

For Immediate Release
February 15, 2018

(Annapolis, MD) At 1657 this afternoon, Annapolis and Anne Arundel Fire Department units were dispatched for an overdose in the 900 block of Bay Ridge Rd. On location Fire Department personnel noticed a white powdery chemical substance, that had been ingested by the patient. The Annapolis Hazmat team was dispatched to the scene to investigate the substance found in the vehicle. At this time it is unknown as to what the powdery chemical substance is. The patient was transported to Anne Arundel Medical Center in critical condition. Fire Department personnel involved in the incident have all been taking to Anne Arundel Medical Center for decontamination and evaluation. At this time there are no reported injuries to Fire Personnel. This is an ongoing investigation, we will have an update on this incident once more information is received.

End of release (Ken White #400)

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