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Alaskan teen injured in Propane huffing incident

Hazmatnation - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 00:48

Sign up for the Hazmatnation mailing list! HMN-A 14 year old girl has been injured after an incident that involved huffing propane.  (ADN) A teenage Alakanuk girl was injured when a propane tank a group of young people were huffing fumes from caught fire, the Alaska State Troopers said Monday. Troopers from Emmonak were called ...

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Explosion at P&G plant kills one

Hazmatnation - Sun, 05/27/2018 - 11:55

KNOE (5/24) PINEVILLE, La. (KALB) – UPDATE (12:26 p.m.) – The State Fire Marshal’s Office has confirmed to News Channel 5 that the fatal accident at the P&G Plant in Pineville was caused by an equipment explosion. The explosion killed the operator of the piece of equipment and the fire was contained to the equipment. ...

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Death in Dietrich appears to be suicide

Hazmatnation - Sat, 05/26/2018 - 08:33

  HMN-Magic Valley reports that a man found with a gas canister, later identified as nitrogen, appears to be a suicide.  A regional HAZMAT team along with the 101st CST helped identify the gas canister. DIETRICH — All eight people hospitalized for possible hazmat exposure Thursday have been released, Lincoln County Sheriff Rene Rodriguez said ...

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Charlotte Fire called to local school for malfunctioning toilet

Hazmatnation - Thu, 05/24/2018 - 10:34

HMN-Charlotte Fire was called to a local school for a possible Hazmat situation Wednesday afternoon.  Upon arrival the school was evacuated for air quality concerns. (Fox 46) – A clogged toilet was the source of an “air quality” alert at South Mecklenburg High School that forced students and staff to evacuate the building  Wednesday afternoon, officials ...

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Man gets 25 years in prison for mailing cyanide to suicidal man

Hazmatnation - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 11:00

Sign up for the Hazmatnation mailing list HMN-Sidney P. Kilmartin has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for mailing cyanide to an English gentleman, who used the chemical for suicide. (Press Herald) The bizarre case of Sidney Kilmartin, 56, had been in federal court for four years. Sidney P. Kilmartin, the former Windham man ...

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