Dana-Farber cancer center at South Shore Hospital evacuated after smoke gets into building

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Tuesday, August 25th, 2020

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The facility in Weymouth, Mass.-based medical facility evacuated patients and cancer center personnel at around 11:30 a.m. ET on Aug. 24. First responders and engineering services evaluated the facility, which reopened Aug. 25. Appointments for Aug. 24 were rescheduled.

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When it was evacuated, there were about 50 clients and 75 personnel members in the structure.

The Dana-Farber Brigham and Womens Cancer Center at South Shore Hospital was left Monday morning after a cooling system failed, causing smoke to support in the structure, a Dana-Farber Cancer Institute representative verified to Beckers Hospital Review.