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Buzz Blog: WHAT YOU LEAVE BEHIND PART II

Hazmatnation - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 05:00

Buzz Blog: What you leave behind Part II Hello Fellow Hazmatters and welcome back to the Buzz Blog for Part II of What You Leave Behind. I had the pleasure of attending the 2017 Virginia Hazmat Response Conference in the 2nd week of September. VA Hazmat is the oldest running hazmat conference in North America ...

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Six hospitalized in Boston area refrigerant leak.

Hazmatnation - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 18:57

HMN-Six have been hospitalized for symptoms including nausea after a refrigerant leak at a Boston area supermarket.  Responders in Weymouth, MA responded to the scene with fire and hazmat crews. (WCVB) WEYMOUTH, Mass. — A refrigerant leak caused a hazmat team to respond to a Shaw’s Supermarket in Weymouth. Fire officials said there was a ...

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Best of HAZMEME

Hazmatnation - Sat, 12/09/2017 - 10:56

  A few of our favorite memes from the past few weeks . (Thank you Mark!) Sign up for the Hazmatnation mailing list!

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No one hurt in explosion, fire at trailer business in Dwight

Chemical Incidents in the News - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 08:54
DWIGHT, N.D. (AP) — No one was hurt in an explosion and fire in a storage shed at a trailer manufacturing company in the southeastern North
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Records Show 2 Fatal Blasts Since Firestone Explosion

Chemical Incidents in the News - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 04:49
oil and gas industry facilities in Colorado since an explosion killed two men in April. The newspaper reports that two people were killed
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Records show 2 fatal blasts since Firestone explosion

Chemical Incidents in the News - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 13:00
oil and gas industry facilities in Colorado since an explosion killed two men in April. The newspaper reports that two people were killed
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Hazmat situation causes evacuation of Western High

Chemical Incidents in the News - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 11:55
Davie Fire Rescue has evacuated Western High after a hazmat situation occurred around noon Thursday. According to Herald news partner CBS4,
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Fire destroys Burlington’s Paletta meat-processing plant | Toronto Star

Chemical Incidents in the News - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 09:12
was a report the blaze had spewed ammonia fumes in the area. “They were concerned there may be ammonia, but there’s nothing confirmed,” Sgt
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House Explosion in Ohio – Video

Hazmatnation - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 23:12

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HAZMAT called after large drug seizure in Baltimore

Hazmatnation - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 19:23

HMN-Baltimore HAZMAT worked for hours to secure a large drug seizure inside of an area store. The Baltimore Sun reports that Fentanyl, and Morphine were suspected to have been found. Baltimore Police recovered a “substantial amount” of suspected fentanyl and morphine during a raid of an Old Goucher corner store on Tuesday morning, they said. ...

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No injuries reported after Cheshire chemical reaction

Hazmatnation - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 17:07

HMN-No injuries have been reported after a chemical reaction at a Cheshire business.  Emergency responders were called initially for a reaction involving Phospourie Pentoxide Anhydryde. (My Record Journal) CHESHIRE — There were no reported injuries after a chemical reaction prompted a hazmat situation at a local pavement and recreational maintenance coating business Monday morning. Emergency crews ...

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4 responders sent to hospital after patient dumped unknown substance

Hazmatnation - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 02:53

HMN-(WISH TV) 4 responders were sent to the hospital after an overdose patient dumped out an unknown powdery substance.  HAZMAT teams were called to decon the transporting ambulance and a police car that was on scene. INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Three emergency medical responders and an IMPD officer were taken to the hospital on Saturday night ...

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Driver charged in crash that shut down I-83

Hazmatnation - Sun, 12/03/2017 - 18:39

HMN-The driver responsible for the liquid oxygen tanker crash on I-83, has been charged.  The crash resulted in a product leak and HAZMAT response.  (ABC 27) SHREWSBURY, Pa. (WHTM) – The driver of a tanker truck crashed on Interstate 83 in York County, shutting down a portion of the interstate for several hours on Saturday, ...

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Chemical suicide in Pomona.

Hazmatnation - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 23:02

HMN- Pomona police are investigating what appears to be a chemical suicide inside of a parked vehicle.  A strong gas odor was found to be coming from the vehicle as well as signs warning of “Suicide by gas”. (Daily Bulletin) Pomona police are investigating the apparent suicide of an adult male Saturday afternoon inside an ...

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South Shore Plaza evacuated after chemical spill

Hazmatnation - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 09:44

HMN-Employees at a Chipotle restaurant spilled a cleaning solution, and attempted to clean the spill with a different solution, causing a chemical reaction.  One employee was taken to the hospital for minor burns. (CBS) BRAINTREE (CBS) – Part of the South Shore Plaza in Braintree was evacuated after a chemical spill late Friday afternoon. The ...

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Pipeline spill in Plaquemines Parish to be burned in-situ

Hazmatnation - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 01:23

HMN-(NOLA.com) A spill from a pipeline was reported to the Coast Guard Thursday afternoon where over 1,260 gallons have already been cleaned.  The rest of the oil is set to be burned in-situ on Friday. Contractors responding to a pipeline leak in marsh near Pointe a la Hache in lower Plaquemines Parish will use fire ...

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HAZMATTERS: CF Industries Emergency Services

Hazmatnation - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 23:43

HAZMATTERS: CF Industries Emergency Services Today we want to recognize the HAZMATTERS of CF Industries Emergency Services. These industrial responders are staffed at sites all around the United States, Canada, and United Kingdom. With a home base of Deerfield, Illinois, these 500 members worldwide protect local manufacturing complexes, and distribution terminals with highly trained HAZMAT ...

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