HAZMAT

Gas leak reported at North Dakota Mill

Chemical Incidents in the News - Wed, 09/05/2018 - 18:39
struck a natural gas line before 1 p.m. Wednesday, according to a news release. No one was injured, but the building was evacuated by mill
Categories: HAZMAT

Fire at Rubbertown chemical plant send black smoke into the air

Chemical Incidents in the News - Wed, 09/05/2018 - 18:12
and Pleasure Ridge Park Fire Departments are working a fire at a chemical plant on Campground Road in Rubbertown. MetroSafe said the fire
Categories: HAZMAT

Strange powder call in El Cajon

Hazmatnation - Wed, 09/05/2018 - 10:02

(ABC) EL CAJON, Calif. (KGTV) – A hazmat team was called to an El Cajon home Tuesday after a man opened a letter that he said contained a strange powder. According to authorities, the incident happened in the 800 block of Alveda Avenue near Granite Hills Drive. Heartland Fire & Rescue Department officials said the ...

The post Strange powder call in El Cajon appeared first on HazMat Nation.

Categories: HAZMAT

Officials: Ammonia leak at Aston skating complex

Chemical Incidents in the News - Tue, 09/04/2018 - 21:08
's an ammonia leak at Ice Works on the 3100 block of Dutton Road in Aston, Pa. It happened around 9 p.m. Tuesday. No injuries have been
Categories: HAZMAT

At least 20 treated after ammonia leak at Lexington Tyson plant

Chemical Incidents in the News - Tue, 09/04/2018 - 19:39
— Tyson Fresh Meats evacuated its beef packing plant in Lexington late Tuesday morning when there was a report of an ammonia leak. A rescue
Categories: HAZMAT

Fire damages roof at Niagara LaSalle steel facility in Hammond

Chemical Incidents in the News - Tue, 09/04/2018 - 15:30
showing on the roof, Smith said. A preliminary investigation showed a pipe carrying oil became too hot and caught fire, he said. The
Categories: HAZMAT

Warehouse fire causes building evacuation

Chemical Incidents in the News - Tue, 09/04/2018 - 15:16
walls of north portion of the building. The building was ordered evacuated. This included the offices of Remedi Senior Care. Firefighters
Categories: HAZMAT

RIDC Park lab evacuated after increased levels of carbon monoxide

Chemical Incidents in the News - Tue, 09/04/2018 - 11:30
firm Cook MyoSite was evacuated Tuesday morning for high levels of carbon monoxide, WPXI reported. Peoples Gas crews were called to the lab
Categories: HAZMAT

Firefighters respond to fire at power plant

Chemical Incidents in the News - Tue, 09/04/2018 - 09:28
Howley who said the fire at the natural gas-fired plant was inside the wall in insulation and not near any gas lines. Howley said the fire
Categories: HAZMAT

Truck full of Axe body spray catches fire near Austin

Hazmatnation - Mon, 09/03/2018 - 12:50

(ABC) BELTON, Texas — A section of Interstate 35 in Texas was reduced to the consistency of gravel after a truck carrying Axe body spray exploded due to a fire igniting the highly flammable aerosol cans. An 18-wheeler was driving on I-35 through Belton, Texas, about 60 miles north of Austin, around 4 a.m. Friday ...

The post Truck full of Axe body spray catches fire near Austin appeared first on HazMat Nation.

Categories: HAZMAT

Company warehouse catches fire, items inside non-hazardous, officials say

Chemical Incidents in the News - Sun, 09/02/2018 - 13:03
products are considered hazardous, officials said. No evacuations or alerts were issued for the area. There were no reported injuries.
Categories: HAZMAT

HAZMATTERS: Detour Gold ERT

Hazmatnation - Sun, 09/02/2018 - 11:31

HAZMATTERS: Detour Gold ERT Today on HAZMATTERS we salute the ERT members of Detour Gold in Cochrane, Ontario, Canada. This team consists of 60 fixed facility responders, who focus on an industrial based site.  The members are all crossed staffed to other apparatus, to effectively respond to any kind of incident that comes their way. ...

The post HAZMATTERS: Detour Gold ERT appeared first on HazMat Nation.

Categories: HAZMAT

Toxic water being pumped from creek after Melbourne factory fire

Hazmatnation - Sun, 09/02/2018 - 10:50

(9 News) Millions of litres of polluted water is being pumped out of a Tottenham Creek, contaminated by yesterday’s warehouse chemical fire. Stony Creek – which runs right beside Merriwa Kindergarten – had machinery funnelling 30 million litres of water into storm drains where it will be treated, instead of flowing straight into the Yarra. ...

The post Toxic water being pumped from creek after Melbourne factory fire appeared first on HazMat Nation.

Categories: HAZMAT

Explosion at Milwaukee chemical site

Hazmatnation - Sun, 09/02/2018 - 10:39

HMN-An explosion at a Milwaukee chemical plant leads to a HAZMAT incident on Saturday. (WTMJ) An explosion at a Milwaukee business led to a hazmat situation Saturday near 13th and St. Paul, according to the Milwaukee Fire Department. Milwaukee police said no one was hurt in the explosion. The business is Materion Advanced Chemicals Inc. Police ...

The post Explosion at Milwaukee chemical site appeared first on HazMat Nation.

Categories: HAZMAT

8 injured in oil refinery blast

Hazmatnation - Sat, 09/01/2018 - 17:15

(RT.com)   Around 400 firefighters were deployed to battle a large fire ravaging a petroleum plant in Bavaria, while the locals were asked to keep doors and windows shut to avoid heavy smoke. A total of eight people were injured by the blast that rocked the Bayernoil refinery on Saturday in the town of Vohburg ...

The post 8 injured in oil refinery blast appeared first on HazMat Nation.

Categories: HAZMAT

Over-pressurized chemical container draws hazmat response

Chemical Incidents in the News - Sat, 09/01/2018 - 13:23
or smoke. Fire officials said a sealed container with an undisclosed chemical over pressurized and caused the blast. While it sounded like
Categories: HAZMAT

Chlorine and Natural gas leaks wreak havoc on Denver

Hazmatnation - Sat, 09/01/2018 - 08:07

(ABC) DENVER — At least eight people were injured by a chlorine gas leak and a separate natural gas leak that happened almost simultaneously Friday morning in northeast Denver. The chlorine leak was reported around 10:38 a.m. Friday at 3910 Joliet St. The leak was eliminated and evacuations were lifted by at 12:15 p.m., according to the ...

The post Chlorine and Natural gas leaks wreak havoc on Denver appeared first on HazMat Nation.

Categories: HAZMAT

Seven hospitalized after industrial chlorine leak in Denver

Chemical Incidents in the News - Fri, 08/31/2018 - 22:08
an unrelated natural gas leak. This story has been updated to correct that seven people were hospitalized because of the chlorine leak.
Categories: HAZMAT

Building evacuated in Schenectady

Hazmatnation - Fri, 08/31/2018 - 10:51

(ABC) SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – A multi-family home in Schenectady was forced to evacuate after two people were taken to the hospital for serious illnesses. The Edison Avenue building houses 25 residents. It was evacuated Thursday night as a precaution. The Schenectady Fire Department received a 911 call around 4:30 p.m. for a resident who ...

The post Building evacuated in Schenectady appeared first on HazMat Nation.

Categories: HAZMAT

Fire crews contain fire in natural gas turbine at Londonderry power plant

Chemical Incidents in the News - Fri, 08/31/2018 - 02:00
McQuillen said. And the rehab team from the Southern New Hampshire Hazardous Materials Mutual Aid District provided hydration. “Which, on
Categories: HAZMAT

Pages

Subscribe to Volunteer Mobile Emergency Response Unit -- rehabsector.org aggregator - HAZMAT