Broken MRI machine emits gases, causing hazmat scene at New York airport

On Saturday, Feb. 10, a damaged MRI machine started emitting dangerous gases, causing a hazardous material scare at John F. Kennedy Airport in New York, according to a report from CBS New York.  

"The Port Authority police union said the MRI machine was in transit at a cargo building Saturday evening when it somehow became damaged and started emitting the dangerous gases," according to the report.  

Port Authority police union of New York and New Jersey on the scene remain unaware of the cause of damage to the machine and exactly what types of gases were released.  

Firefighters and emergency response crews quickly mobilized to suppress emissions. No injuries were reported inside or outside the scene of the incident, according to the Port Authority police.