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NC town issuing warning after 5 heroin overdoses, 2 of them fatal, within 36 hours

Hazmatnation - Tue, 06/11/2019 - 11:43

Fox Carolina ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in eastern North Carolina have issued an alert after five people overdosed on heroin in the span of 36 hours. Two of those people died. Elizabeth City police tell news outlets that they issued the “overdose alert” after responding to the overdoses on Thursday and Friday. A ...

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Couple arrested in biological weapons plot appear in court; raid found biological WMD components, explosives

Hazmatnation - Tue, 06/11/2019 - 07:10

The Local   A Tunisian man and his German wife went on trial Friday, charged with planning a foiled biological bomb attack in Germany with the deadly poison ricin. Sief Allah H., 30, and his wife Yasmin, 43, were arrested a year ago by an anti-terrorist squad that found 84 milligrams of the toxin in ...

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Evacuations lifted after nitric acid leak at Berks chemical facility

Chemical Incidents in the News - Mon, 06/10/2019 - 06:51
out of their homes overnight due to a hazmat incident. Nitric acid was leaking from a wall of Bulk Chemicals on Mohrsville Road in Perry
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Dust Explosion and Fire Reported at California Facility

Chemical Incidents in the News - Mon, 06/10/2019 - 01:00
dust cloud (inside the hopper) that led to a dust explosion and fire.” No workers were injured during the incident, but one firefighter was
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Man using torch to cut open metal drum dies from explosion

Chemical Incidents in the News - Sat, 06/08/2019 - 21:42
-year-old Joshua Darryl Aubert suffering from critical injuries. Officials say he died at the scene. Investigators say while Aubert thought
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1 injured in fire at Florida power plant

Chemical Incidents in the News - Sat, 06/08/2019 - 11:17
to the hospital after a fire broke out at a Florida power plant. Escambia County spokeswoman Hana Frenette says the fire started at a coal
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Truck driver hospitalized after explosion at Carson refinery

Chemical Incidents in the News - Mon, 06/03/2019 - 17:32
foam. “The fire is now out,” L.A. County fire officials said in a tweet at 9:40 a.m. It’s not clear how long it took to douse the fire. A
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Leak reported at Torrance refinery, police say

Chemical Incidents in the News - Mon, 06/03/2019 - 13:23
and the leak was stopped. There were no “off-site impacts” from the leak, police said. It’s not clear who stopped the leak. The refinery,
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Confined Space Rescue For Woman Stuck in Storm Drain

Hazmatnation - Thu, 05/30/2019 - 06:34

  Fox 25     Around 8 a.m. Wednesday morning, a woman who had been running through traffic and dodging cars across Broadway Extension jumped into a storm drain and hurt herself. Her screams can be heard on the 911 call Oklahoma City Police received this morning. Reportedly, she fell about 25 feet into the drainage ...

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Mother who learned to make hash oil from YouTube videos charged with endangering the welfare of a minor after house explosion

Hazmatnation - Wed, 05/29/2019 - 11:16

Yahoo    A mother has been charged for putting her four children in danger after an explosion occurred in her home while she was attempting to make hash oil. It was something, she told police, that she’d learned by watching YouTube videos. In December 2018, Lenne S. Parsons, 34, was attempting to make hash oil ...

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