HAZMAT

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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St. John residents voice their concerns about chemical release, EPA member takes note

Chemical Incidents in the News - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 21:06
A community says a nearby plastics plant is silently killing them, and it’s time for more help from the federal government. EPA data shows
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Welding shop consumed by fire

Chemical Incidents in the News - Mon, 08/13/2018 - 17:35
hot spots as of about 10:30 a.m. No injuries were reported. “Nobody was hurt. That’s the good part,” said Ernest Martin, Marway’s owner.
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Possible leak from tanker in Florida on I-75

Hazmatnation - Mon, 08/13/2018 - 15:03

HMN-Authorities have a stretch of I-75 shut down while hazmat crews investigate a tanker with a placard labeled 1866.  (MySuncoast) CHARLOTTE COUNTY, FL (WWSB) – Charlotte County officials are warning drivers that I-75 Northbound lanes are closed at Oilwell Road by Mile Marker 154. The highway has been closed since just after 9am. After about ...

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Radiation scare from N.C. Garbage truck

Hazmatnation - Mon, 08/13/2018 - 14:54

HMN-HAZMAT was called in North Carolina after a garbage truck set off radiation sensors.  (WBTV) Hazmat crews were called out Monday after a garbage truck in Concord set off radiation sensors. The incident happened just before 12:30 p.m. on the 5100 block of Morehead Road near the Charlotte Motor Speedway. Officials said the residential garbage ...

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No one hurt in small chemical fire at Krayton Polymers plant in Belpre

Chemical Incidents in the News - Mon, 08/13/2018 - 13:00
of a chemical caught fire, creating some flames and smoke The small fire was quickly put out by Krayton workers and no one was injured. We
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Underground fire at plant may be spreading

Chemical Incidents in the News - Mon, 08/13/2018 - 12:21
CREIGHTON (AP) — Officials fear that an underground coal refuse fire at the site of a soon-to-be-shuttered glass factory in western
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Ash From Holy Fire Could Be Toxic

Chemical Incidents in the News - Mon, 08/13/2018 - 12:06
homes and other items will likely contain potentially toxic materials, such as metals, chemicals and potentially asbestos that if breathed
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IN Chemical Plant Contains Spill

Chemical Incidents in the News - Mon, 08/13/2018 - 11:04
clay brought in by City Utilities, said a local Homeland Security director. Hazardous materials crews got the call to the facility at 11 a.
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LA Rubber Levee Catches Fire

Chemical Incidents in the News - Mon, 08/13/2018 - 10:38
A rubber retention levee built from 156 million pounds of recycled rubber caught fire Wednesday night, fire officials said. Heavy smoke and
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Shell Convent refinery restarting fire-struck hydrocracker: sources

Chemical Incidents in the News - Sun, 08/12/2018 - 23:48
on the status of the H-Oil Unit. The fire broke out at about 1:30 a.m. (0630 GMT) on Sunday, the sources said. The H-Oil Unit is an atypical
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Fifteen workers hospitalized after explosion at US Steel mill south of Detroit

Chemical Incidents in the News - Sun, 08/12/2018 - 23:33
regular workers have been killed or injured. On January 5, 2008, 27-year-old contract pipefitter Thomas Pichler Jr. was killed after being
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Underground Fire At Pittsburgh Glass Works Plant Causes Concern For Residents

Chemical Incidents in the News - Sun, 08/12/2018 - 22:41
in the shadow of the plant, the Stuckleys and others say the sulfur smell is from coal by-products ablaze underground. “And now it’s ignited
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Two Injured after Fire at Chemical Cleaning Company | 700WLW

Chemical Incidents in the News - Sun, 08/12/2018 - 20:56
Hills ) - Cincinnati firefighters were called to a fire at a chemical cleaning company on Sunday afternoon. Initial calls to Drumm Inc on
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Cleaning up Holy fire ash? Officials offer health precautions and tips

Chemical Incidents in the News - Sun, 08/12/2018 - 20:53
homes and other items will likely contain potentially toxic materials, such as metals, chemicals and potentially asbestos that if breathed
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Wayne State University chemical lab scene of small fire

Chemical Incidents in the News - Sun, 08/12/2018 - 18:49
chemical lab, a hazmat crew from the Detroit Fire Department was called to assist and confirm of a proper clean up. There were no injuries
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Two injured in propane-tank explosion

Chemical Incidents in the News - Sun, 08/12/2018 - 12:50
Two people were injured when a propane tank exploded today in Lancaster County. File. The tank, which was attached to a food trailer,
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6 Taken to Hospital After Chemical Leak at West Columbia Plant

Chemical Incidents in the News - Sat, 08/11/2018 - 20:33
, 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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Blaze at Bangor Recycling Business Destroys Building

Chemical Incidents in the News - Sat, 08/11/2018 - 17:59
A blaze Friday night destroyed a building off outer Broadway in Bangor at a business that processes vehicles for recycling, according to the
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