Ambulances from Cape Cod respond to Brockton hospital evacuation incident

BROCKTON, MA – Multiple ambulances from Cape Cod have been called to a major incident in Brockton. The incident started about 7 AM at the Signature Medical Group hospital at 177 Quincy Street in Brockton as a transformer fire. Officials were forced to cut all power to the hospital prompting the need to evacuate patients. The fire is now under control but the incident has escalated to 10 alarms as ambulances from throughout southeast Massachusetts responded to the scene. Cape Cod ambulances responding are from Sandwich, Bourne, Falmouth, Mashpee and Centerville.

Yarmouth Fire/CWN

Shortly before 1 PM, additional ambulances from Dennis, Harwich, Hyannis, Yarnouth as well as a private ambulance company were alerted to go to the scene. Some of those ambulances did transport patients to Cape Cod and Falmouth Hospitals. It is estimated over 100 patients needed to be evacuated from the hospital.
Top photos by Brockton Fire/CWN

Ambulances meet up in Bourne before heading to the incident in Brockton.
Bourne Firefighters/CWN

The second “task force” of ambulances meets up at Bourne Fire before headed to Brockton.
Yarmouth Fire/CWN
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