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Oil spill from pipeline second from same company within a month

Hazmatnation - Sat, 12/15/2018 - 12:26

(NOLA.com) About 420 gallons of crude oil spilled from a damaged disposal line Friday (Dec. 14) near Garden Island Bay at the foot of Plaquemines Parish, according to the US Coast Guard. It’s the second oil spill within a month from equipment owned by the same Texas-based company. In a news release, the Coast Court ...

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Massive Quantities of Methamphetamine, Cocaine, Heroin Seized at US-Mexico Border

Hazmatnation - Sat, 12/15/2018 - 11:44

Foxnews.com An extremely large drug shipment was Intercepted at the Mexico-US Border Federal Agents report.   An estimated 7 Million Dollars worth of illegal narcotics were reportedly seized. A drug bust at the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas earlier this week exposed nearly $7 million worth of narcotics at a cargo facility. Border agents at the Pharr-Reynosa ...

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Clandestine Lab Raid Results In MDMA, Marijuana Seizure After Package Intercepted

Hazmatnation - Sat, 12/15/2018 - 11:20

Patch.Com   Federal Agents report after intercepting a package from China destined to an address in the US, that contained an “unknown white powder” type substance later determined to be ecstasy.   MASTIC, NY — A Queens man has been taken into custody after a raid revealed he was allegedly operating a drug lab in ...

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LAPD, LAFD Responding to Report of Box Truck Explosion

Hazmatnation - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 22:23

ABC7   No injuries reported after a box truck explosion that the area of Boyle Heights Street shut down friday night. The incident was reported shortly before 6 p.m. in the 2700 block of Olympic Boulevard, near Soto Street. According to Los Angeles Fire Department officials, the truck was parked near a gas station when the ...

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Structure fire at Berkeley County autoshop

Chemical Incidents in the News - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 07:06
6 fire departments on scene. The flames have also destroyed several cars. There are no reports of injuries at this time. Gross Ave and
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Oil well leak reported Wednesday in southeast Oklahoma City

Chemical Incidents in the News - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 05:27
of oil spilled was on Byers and Stiles avenues. Firefighters and a hazardous materials crew built temporary dams with dirt to slow the
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Worker in stable condition after being exposed to chlorine gas leak

Chemical Incidents in the News - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 21:05
being exposed to a level 1 HAZMAT situation Wednesday morning. The Rochester Fire Department says there was a chlorine gas leak outside a
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Fire Crews Contain Small Chemical Fire At STERIS In Mentor

Chemical Incidents in the News - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 15:22
fire in a lab storing chemicals, but the chemicals were deemed not to be a public health hazard, officials said. No one was hurt in the fire
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Vehicle Explosion After Suicide Attempt at John Wayne Airport

Hazmatnation - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 10:23

OCRegister.com   Bomb squad and FBI officials were investigating an explosion in a truck that occurred at an off-site parking lot for John Wayne Airport on Tuesday, Dec. 11, with Orange County sheriff’s officials saying the explosion appeared to be a suicide attempt.   Sometime after 7:30 a.m. the explosion was reported at the Main ...

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Band members house burns down; Raises question on when specialty teams should be called in.

Hazmatnation - Tue, 12/11/2018 - 17:21

(Revolver)   HMN-Firefighters discovered multiple “military grade” flamethrowers inside the residence.  Which raises the question, at what point, do you believe specialty teams should be called in? Pat O’ Brien, lead guitarist for Cannibal Corpse, has been arrested for breaking into a Northdale, Florida, home and then running at a deputy with a knife. ABC Tampa ...

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FBI: Holland Man Arrested, Accused of Plotting To Bomb Toledo Synagogues

Hazmatnation - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 13:47

  Cleveland19   Radical ISIS supporter arrested ahead of bombing plot to occur in the United States. FBI JTTF officials release report of findings and story of interdiction. TOLEDO (WTOL) – The FBI held a news conference Monday morning to announce recent arrests in a national security case. According to officials, a Holland man, Damon ...

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Chemical spill at Norman, OK Walmart

Hazmatnation - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 13:16

(KFOR) NORMAN, Okla. – A local chemical spill is still a mystery after the Norman Fire Department said they couldn’t identify what was in the air that caused two people to go to the hospital. Around 4 p.m. on Saturday, the fire department and hazmat team were called to the Walmart along Interstate Dr. and Main St. ...

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Oil spills from well in Rattlesnake Bayou

Hazmatnation - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 09:22

(The Maritime Executive) The U.S. Coast Guard is responding to an oil discharge near Port Sulphur, Louisiana. On Sunday, Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report from the National Response Center that a crude oil well in Rattle Snake Bayou, southwest of Port Sulphur, was leaking. The amount discharged has not been ...

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3 dead from apparent CO poisoning in York County

Hazmatnation - Sun, 12/09/2018 - 05:28

(WSOC TV) ROCK HILL, S.C. – Three men are dead in Rock Hill from what appears to be accidental carbon monoxide poisoning, the York County Sheriff’s Office said. Deputies were called around 5 p.m. Saturday to a home on Cherry Street, off Red River Road, where the men were found unconscious and not breathing. Deputies said ...

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Man attempting to cook meth triggers hazmat response

Hazmatnation - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 12:53

(WPRI) RICHMOND, R.I. (WPRI) – A Richmond man was arrested Friday night after police and a hazmat team were called to a home off Richmond Townhouse Road. The man, who has not been identified, was attempting to cook meth in the kitchen, according to police. Police said they were contacted just after 6 p.m. Friday ...

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Chemical irritation at Blount Island terminal

Hazmatnation - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 08:09

(FirstCoast) Rescue crews, as well as a hazmat team, are responding to the 5200 block of Williams Mills Street Thursday where a shipping container is causing irritation to people near it, according to the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department.

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23 hospitalized after Dominos Farms Hazmat incident

Hazmatnation - Wed, 12/05/2018 - 07:05

  (WXYZ) Huron Valley Ambulance services says 23 people needed medical treatment after a HAZMAT incident at Domino’s Farms near Ann Arbor. The incident happened Tuesday evening. Officials from the Ann Arbor Township Fire Department, the Washtenaw County Hazardous Materials Team and the University of Michigan Police Department were dispatched to the scene. Huron Valley ...

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Haz-Mat Response After Man Exposes Himself to Fentanyl

Hazmatnation - Tue, 12/04/2018 - 09:35

WKOW Hazmat and Law Enforcement respond to Fentanyl incident after male subject exposes himself to illegal substance.   TOWN OF MADISON (WKOW) — Police and fire personnel responded to an apartment in the town of Madison after a man opened a bag of fentanyl. The Madison Fire Department Hazardous Incident Team responded to the 1900 block ...

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6 hospitalized after another possible intel hazmat situation

Hazmatnation - Tue, 12/04/2018 - 07:10

(Oregon Live) Emergency responders were back at Intel’s Ronler Acres campus in Hillsboro on Monday, treating employees for mysterious respiratory issues for the second time in less than a week. Metro West Ambulance said it transported six people to nearby hospitals for what Intel described as “treatment of minor breathing difficulty.” Public safety officials described ...

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NW Kansas business a total loss after fire

Chemical Incidents in the News - Mon, 12/03/2018 - 12:24
all the plastic, the fire burned until the early hours of Monday, according to Weber. The facility is a total loss. There were no injuries.
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