HAZMAT

Crews respond to fire, explosion at Norco facility in Boise

Chemical Incidents in the News - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 07:23
let the containers burn out. No one was seriously hurt, although one of the employees does have a minor injury.  KTVB has a crew on scene,
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Iowa officials: Anhydrous ammonia tank leak stopped

Chemical Incidents in the News - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 00:07
.m. Tuesday and the evacuation order lifted. No injuries were reported. Anhydrous ammonia is a farm fertilizer that is stored under pressure
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Explosion at northwestern Indiana business injures 3 workers - news - GVTC

Chemical Incidents in the News - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 11:13
Indiana business injures 3 workers The Associated Press EAST CHICAGO, Ind. (AP) — An official says an explosion at a chemical tank
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Decontamination for Law Enforcement Operations

Hazmatnation - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 19:50

Decontamination for Law Enforcement Operations By Michael Shedd   When we look at the scope of various hazardous materials operations, the last thing most team members want to be assigned to is the decon section of the haz-mat branch. Let’s face it, why would we want to stand around and wash people off? Decontamination is ...

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Bomb Squad, HazMat teams remove dangerous material from home

Hazmatnation - Thu, 08/08/2019 - 09:56

WIBW  ESKRIDGE, Kan. (WIBW) — The Riley Co. Police Department’s bomb squad and hazardous material response team, along with multiple law enforcement agencies, all responded to an Eskridge home on Tuesday. According to the Wabaunsee Co. Sheriff’s Office, a family reported there may be explosive material inside a home, at 210 Mulberry St. The response ...

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More than 15 agencies respond to blaze at Statesville asphalt plant

Chemical Incidents in the News - Mon, 08/05/2019 - 21:21
say 15 different agencies responded to the call to assist. No injuries have been reported, according to communications. There’s no
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No one injured after fire breaks out at southwest Phoenix building

Chemical Incidents in the News - Sun, 07/28/2019 - 21:59
the building, Overton added.  Hazardous material teams were called at one point due to concern over the chlorine in the building, but it was
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Firefighters battle fire at plastic recycling facility in St. Helens

Chemical Incidents in the News - Sun, 07/28/2019 - 19:50
. HELENS, OR (KPTV) – Firefighters are battling a fire at a plastic recycling facility in St. Helens. Columbia River Fire & Rescue says the
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Taylor Farms evacuated due to ammonia leak

Chemical Incidents in the News - Sun, 07/28/2019 - 16:38
A cloud of ammonia was seen. The leak was outside so the fire department let the gas dissipate naturally. There were no injuries and they'
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Metro East fire crews respond to explosions at recycling yard

Chemical Incidents in the News - Sat, 07/27/2019 - 18:27
there, possibly an old car or a gas tank exploded, setting off several other explosions. No injuries were reported. The Belleville East Side
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Fire sparked inside compactor at Santa Maria recycling center, investigators say

Chemical Incidents in the News - Fri, 07/26/2019 - 19:51
the fire started inside a compactor while a vehicle was being crushed. Flammable liquid residue was ignited by sparks and the fire spread to
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2 SBI agents injured while rendering safe homemade explosive device

Hazmatnation - Fri, 07/26/2019 - 09:27

WRAL     A man is in custody after two State Bureau of Investigation agents were injured during an explosion early Friday in Sampson County, authorities said. Jimmy Tyndall, 33, was being held on several charges including larcency, possession of a weapon of mass destruction and mephedone possession. He was being held on a bond of ...

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