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Fiery Train Derailment Prompts Evacuations in Fort Worth; Incident Command Post catches fire

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    NBC5     A Union Pacific freight train carrying ethanol went off its tracks in a Fort Worth neighborhood Wednesday morning and caught fire, prompting an evacuation of nearby homes and a hazardous materials response. It happened at about 12:40 a.m. along the 3200 block of Yuma Street, on the city’s southeast side. Firefighters ...

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Chico couple pleads guilty to child endangerment charges in honey oil lab explosion

Hazmatnation - Mon, 04/22/2019 - 14:48

    Enterprise Record      OROVILLE — A Chico couple pleaded guilty Wednesday to child endangerment charges stemming from a butane honey oil lab explosion earlier this year at their north Chico home, prosecutors announced. The Butte County District Attorney’s Office said Evan Palmer, 30, and Brittany Larsen, 28, pleaded guilty to endangering their 5-month-old ...

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3 Peoria firefighters remain in hospital after explosion at battery facility

Chemical Incidents in the News - Mon, 04/22/2019 - 10:01
firefighters injured in the APS fire last night. Captain Hunter Clare Severely injured-Stable Engineer Justin Lopez Most Severely injured-
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Shelter-in-place issued for hazmat situation caused by fire in Gallatin County

Chemical Incidents in the News - Mon, 04/22/2019 - 06:29
COUNTY, Ky. (WKRC) - Residents were told to shelter in place due to a hazmat situation caused by a fire at Steel Technologies early Monday.
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2 Peoria firefighters injured in explosion discharged from hospital

Chemical Incidents in the News - Sun, 04/21/2019 - 14:48
were evaluating the lithium battery when there was an explosion that left the firefighters with chemical and chemical-inhalation burns,
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Production tank fire extinguished at Kraton Chemical in Dover

Chemical Incidents in the News - Sat, 04/20/2019 - 19:33
Chemical, assisted by area firefighters, extinguished a fire in a production tank Friday night. There were no injuries and no contamination
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Fire breaks out at asphalt plant near Frederick

Chemical Incidents in the News - Thu, 04/18/2019 - 15:40
No injuries were reported after a fire broke out at Frederick Asphalt on Thursday. The call came in at 12:05 p.m. for units to respond to
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Haz-Mat incident at UCLA results in LAFD Haz-Mat Response

Hazmatnation - Wed, 04/17/2019 - 12:46

  ABC7    WESTWOOD, LOS ANGELES (KABC) — A hazmat team responded to UCLA on a report of a student being injured in a chemical reaction Tuesday night. After assessing the scene, officials determined the student had only incurred minor lacerations and no chemicals had been spilled. The incident occurred around 8 p.m. at a ...

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Chemical explosion occurs in lab in Molecular Sciences Building

Chemical Incidents in the News - Wed, 04/17/2019 - 02:24
sustained minor injuries in a chemical explosion Tuesday night. The Molecular Sciences Building was closed for the night after a chemical
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5 People Arrested in Connection With Chemical Bomb Thrown at Officer, Resident

Hazmatnation - Tue, 04/16/2019 - 09:07

  Epoch Times   Five people were arrested in connection with a chemical bomb thrown at a police officer and a resident in Arvada, Colorado on April 6th. “Multiple arrests have been made reference the chemical device used against law enforcement and a citizen,” Arvada police tweeted the day after the incident. “We want to thank ...

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No injuries following fire at Lincoln business

Chemical Incidents in the News - Tue, 04/16/2019 - 06:52
were cautious in entering that room. Nobody was injured. According to LFR, the plant was evacuated for a couple hours but will now run as
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Anhydrous ammonia leak forces evacuations at Mason City Co-Op

Chemical Incidents in the News - Tue, 04/16/2019 - 04:48
A sheared off valve on an anhydrous ammonia tank at a business on 245th Street Southeast forced the evacuation of nearby establishments and
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