Toxic Fumes Close Roxborough Fire Station

The Philadelphia fire department closes a Roxborough fire station on Friday due to the presence of toxic fumes.

ABC News reports that toxic fumes have forced a Roxborough fire station to close after firefighters were becoming sick.

Fire Engine Co. No. 66 located at 7720 Ridge Ave. closed Friday night after firefighters notified the union on Dec. 19, ABC reports.

Union president Joe Schulle told ABC that an EPA report showed the presence of several flammable gasses, flammable vapors in the station along with a reduced level of oxygen.

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