HAZMAT

Recycling Plant Fire In Bridgeport

Chemical Incidents in the News - Sat, 04/07/2018 - 12:30
time and no injuries are reported. Emergency crews blocked off the surrounding area to prevent exposure to potentially hazardous materials.
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Chemical plant catches fire in SE Houston

Chemical Incidents in the News - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 18:18
HOUSTON - A chemical plant caught fire Friday in southeast Houston. There is no word on injuries or what caused the fire at the TPC Group
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Overdose death leads to hazmat scare

Hazmatnation - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 16:29
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Chemical Spill At Holmdel Medical Office Friday Morning

Chemical Incidents in the News - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 15:06
the effects of a chemical exposure. An investigation by Monmouth County Hazmat determined that a small amount of a chemical normally used to
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Fire claims outbuildings on Mottsville ranch

Chemical Incidents in the News - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 11:54
An above-ground fuel tank exploded as the result of an outbuilding fire on a Mottsville Lane ranch on Friday morning. Multiple calls
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Large fire erupts at North Texas chemical recycling plant

Chemical Incidents in the News - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 10:25
Clean Solvent Recycling in Mansfield, southeast of Fort Worth. An acrid smell filled the area but authorities say the fumes are not harmful
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Oil spill in Bay Jacques, Louisiana

Chemical Incidents in the News - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 06:32
received notification from Summit Oil and Gas, LLC at 11:54 a.m. that a crude oil storage tank located in Bay Jacques developed a leak and
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Chemistry Class Explosion Injures Averett University Students

Chemical Incidents in the News - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 19:41
glass. No chemicals were involved in the explosion. Several students suffered minor cuts. One student was taken to the hospital. Averett
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Human error causes barge to crack in half, releasing fertilizer

Hazmatnation - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 18:16

Sign up for the Hazmatnation mailing list! HMN-Around 400,000 gallons of fertilizer were released into the Ohio river after “human error” lead to a barge cracking in half.  The plume of fertilizer, which was carried down the river in late February, stretched from Cincinnati to Louisville. (WDTN) CINCINNATI (AP) — A barge that cracked in ...

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Pesticide spray forces employee evacuation of business at Richland Mall

Chemical Incidents in the News - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 15:03
Jenkins also said several people were sick from the pesticide and one person was transported to the hospital. The air will be monitored and
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Fire destroys abandoned Ukiah bar

Chemical Incidents in the News - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 12:43
3,000-square-foot property. Jennings said several 5-gallon propane tanks were found scattered among the smoldering rubble, but did not
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2 workers hospitalized after line leak at water treatment plant

Chemical Incidents in the News - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 12:39
the city of Middletown, a "line leak of lime" prompted Hamilton hazardous materials to respond, along with officials from Butler County EMA.
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Propane Leak in Rusted Water Heater Killed Iowa Family: Mexico Officials

Chemical Incidents in the News - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 11:58
Autopsies show an Iowa family was killed when propane leaked from a faulty water heater at their rented condominium in Mexico, according to
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No injuries following fire at Edwardsville redistribution center

Chemical Incidents in the News - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 09:29
Carbon Fire Departments, and the Glen Carbon and Collinsville Fire Departments had EMS to back-fill the Edwardsville station. No injuries
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Wilmington fire responds to Alcami for acid waste drum rupture

Hazmatnation - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 00:16

Sign up for the Hazmatnation mailing list! HMN-Firefighters from Wilmington responded to Alcami after a reported drum rupture.  The units were faced with a leak that occurred after chemicals reacted “negatively” in a waste disposal tank.  (WWAY) WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Wilmington Fire Department and a HAZMAT team responded to Alcami on Tuesday morning after ...

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'Human error' caused barge to crack in half and spill fertilizer into the Ohio River

Chemical Incidents in the News - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:16
immediately. Scientists found higher than normal levels of ammonium and nitrogen, ingredients of the fertilizer. As the plume floated by,
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