Canton, Md., firefighters need better hazmat info, officials say

An investigation into a Canton, Md., warehouse fire shows a fragmented system for gathering information about hazardous materials in local buildings, which means 9-1-1 dispatchers may have limited, outdated or no information to give firefighters responding to a call. Fire officials say resource and technology limitations prevent them from getting better information to first responders.

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