HAZMAT

Lightning strikes oil tank in St. Martin Parish

Hazmatnation - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 17:19

HMN-More action in Louisiana this after noon as lightning strikes a tank battery in St. Martin Parish. (KATC) Crews are on the scene of an oil tank fire in St. Martin Parish on Breaux Bridge Highway. According to firefighters, lightning hit an old oil tank causing it to catch. The fire is still burning and ...

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Ethylene dichloride Leak shuts down Louisiana interstate

Hazmatnation - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 15:40

(KATC) UPDATE: Louisiana State Police have released the name of the hazardous material leaking from an overturned 18-wheeler that shut down Interstate 10 in both directions Friday morning. Police say the truck carrying Ethylene dichloride (1, 2-trichloroethane) overturned at mile marker 117 before Henderson around 7:30 a.m. The chemical is highly toxic and flammable. I-10 ...

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Camden police seize 550 pounds of marijuana from rail tanker

Hazmatnation - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 05:17

(Magnolia Banner) The Camden Police Department this week confiscated approximately 550 pounds of illegal marijuana from a rail car fuel tanker as it sat on a local track. The street value of the seizure, authorities say, is estimated at $500,000. According to a Monday statement from the local police department, law enforcement officials were first ...

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6 Spire workers taken to hospital after gas leak ignites at Homewood construction site

Chemical Incidents in the News - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 16:55
authorities responded to a gas leak in Homewood. The gas leak happened on Bagby Drive as six Spire employees were installing a gas line. A
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Hazmat team responds to ammonia leak at Manhattan water treatment plant

Chemical Incidents in the News - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 16:24
MANHATTAN, Kan. (WIBW) — An ammonia leak sparked a hazmat response to Manhattan's water treatment plant Thursday morning. City officials
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R&A Plastics On Fire Once Again in Frankfort: VIDEO

Chemical Incidents in the News - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 16:23
away from the area. The biggest concern with the fire is the hazardous chemicals that were located in the back part of the building since
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Gas Leak Hospitalizes Several People At Spinweld: Report

Chemical Incidents in the News - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 15:27
PEWAUKEE, WI — Several people were evacuated from a Pewaukee welding job shop after an apparent gas leak. According to the Waukesha County
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Hazmat crews respond to acid spill at Oxnard recycling center

Chemical Incidents in the News - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 14:12
crews were on scene of an acid spill at an Oxnard recycling center Thursday morning, officials said. The hazardous-materials incident was
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Hazardous chemicals prompts evacuation of Salinas building

Chemical Incidents in the News - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 13:40
.m., according to initial reports. The building was evacuated with no injuries reported, according to the Salinas firefighters social media
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Explosion at bagel store blows out building doors, windows

Chemical Incidents in the News - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 08:30
. Officials say the cause of the fire was a faulty oven leaking gas. Authorities are investigating. Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times,
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Valero Reports Leak at Three Rivers Refinery in Texas

Chemical Incidents in the News - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 07:51
," the refinery said in a statement to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. "Emission estimates based on preliminary analysis of
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Lightning Strike Causes Hazardous Oil Leak near Zion

Chemical Incidents in the News - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 22:25
reported. Due to the oil leak, hydrogen sulfide was present in the air that caused hazardous conditions. Zion firefighters said when they
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Cause of gas leak undetermined in Benton, IL

Chemical Incidents in the News - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 21:31
Management Agency Duty Officer has responded to the gas leak. Buildings around the incident have been evacuated. Download the KFVS News app
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Chemical spill closes CSU Biology building, injures student

Chemical Incidents in the News - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 21:11
Biology building hazardous materials call: our trained #firefighter-hazmat technicians are inside investigating the substance in question to
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Explosion forces eastern El Paso County school district to close through Friday

Chemical Incidents in the News - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 17:45
-Yoder School District JT-60 following a Tuesday afternoon methane gas explosion that hospitalized a man with burns to his hands and face.
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Woman questioned after bringing lye through Orlando airport

Hazmatnation - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 16:39

(Orlando Sentinel)   The FBI questioned a woman on Tuesday who tried to bring hazardous cleaning materials through airport security and left a bag behind in a bathroom at Orlando International Airport, according to the Transportation Security Administration. The woman, who was scheduled to fly to Los Angeles International Airport, was not allowed to board ...

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Fire, explosions reported at Highland Falls sewage treatment plant

Chemical Incidents in the News - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 12:19
Vails Gate Fire Co. Authorities were checking to see if there were any chemical leaks as a result of the fire. The sewage plant is located
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Investigators: Propane weeding torch ignited Williamstown fire

Chemical Incidents in the News - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 11:57
units was being resurfaced and that included removing weeds with a handheld propane torch. They say the torch breeched the low building and
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6 Injured after Chem Leak

Chemical Incidents in the News - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 09:45
, and were taken to the hospital to be examined. Their exposure, however, was said to be non life-threatening. Ammonia dissipates quickly
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Worker killed in industrial accident at Disney World

Chemical Incidents in the News - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 08:55
ORLANDO, Fla. -- A worker was killed early Wednesday in an industrial accident on Walt Disney World property, according to the Orange County
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