Hazmat Incident at Dominos Farms sends 19 people to local hospitals


Huron Valley Ambulance (HVA) responded to Domino’s Farms in Ann Arbor Township this evening for a reported hazmat incident with reports of multiple patients. HVA assisted the Ann Arbor Township Fire Department, the Washtenaw County Hazardous Materials Team, and the University of Michigan Police Department at the scene.

HVA evaluated and transported a total of 19 patients from the scene to local hospital emergency departments; 15 patients went to the University of Michigan and four patients went to St. Joseph Mercy Hospital.

An additional four patients sought treatment on their own.

A package delivered to the Endocrinology Center at Domino’s Farms was the source of the emergency, according to University of Michigan Deputy Police Chief Melissa Overton. According to police reports, the package was delivered at 11 a.m. on Tuesday containing a substance on it. The substance turned out to be yellow ink toner from another package.

HVA’s response to this incident utilized multiple ambulances, patient transportation buses, paramedic supervisors and hazmat paramedics.


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