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4 Evaluated After FDNY Gets Call of Possible Chemical Accident at NYC Girls' Catholic School

Chemical Incidents in the News - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 08:30
life-threatening injuries, fire officials said. The other two patients had minor injuries. An initial call about a possible chemical-
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Containing NY Factory Blaze Daunting Task for Firefighters

Chemical Incidents in the News - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 08:01
Guard Fire Department provided foam used in fighting chemical fires to contain vapors. Equipment cleanup Hours after leaving Verla, Vails
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125 hurt in cosmetics factory explosions, fire

Chemical Incidents in the News - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 07:26
. One was related to problems with the handling of flammable and combustible liquids. The federal agency also cited inadequacies relating
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Hot Work Safety Policy Ignorance Results in Fire Aboard the Vessel - mfame.guru

Chemical Incidents in the News - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 01:24
. During the repair period, the painters stored supplies such as solvents (acetone, xylene, denatured alcohol, and paint thinners), marine
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Body found during HAZMAT investigation

Hazmatnation - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 23:42

  HMN-A body was found in a Davis, California hotel room while a HAZMAT investigation was being carried out.  The Davis Enterprise reported that the HAZMAT team confirmed the presence of a gas in the room, and the death is thought to be a suicide. A body was discovered Tuesday afternoon inside a downtown Davis ...

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I-40 in Oklahoma blocked after accident leads to propane truck fire

Hazmatnation - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 20:56

HMN-A vehicle accident lead to the closure of I-40 in Oklahoma as a truck carrying propane caught on fire.  Firefighter extinguished the nearby brush exposure while the propane was burned off. (OKCFOX) CANADIAN COUNTY, Okla. (KOKH) — A propane truck fire sent one person to the hospital and blocked all lanes of I-40 in Canadian ...

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Fort Worth responds to diesel leak after semi fire.

Hazmatnation - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 00:45

HMN-(NBCDFW) Crews from Fort Worth Fire responded to a semi fire on highway 287, and found that close to 100 gallons of diesel fuel was spilling in the ditch near the roadway. No injuries have been reported. The Fort Worth Police Department confirms that a semi truck is on fire and close to 100 gallons ...

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HAZMATTERS: Corpus Christi Fire Department

Hazmatnation - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 00:39

HAZMATTERS: Corpus Christi Fire Department Today, we would like to recognize the HAZMATTERS of the Corpus Christi Fire Department. These fulltime/cross staffed individuals hail from the County of Nueces in Southern Texas. The population served by this team is currently upwards of 320,000. Along with many municipal first in hazards, Corpus Christi is also home ...

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NJ woman rescued after falling into home septic tank.

Hazmatnation - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 02:59

HMN-A NJ woman was rescued after falling through a rotting cover on her homes septic tank. These types of confined space, or “HAZMAT in a box” calls, can quickly turn deadly from gasses such as H2S, or 02 deficient atmospheres.  WJLA provides more. MULLICA TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey woman has been rescued ...

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Fentanyl, along with other drugs, involved in Warwick HAZMAT situation

Hazmatnation - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 02:49

  HMN-Fentanyl, along with other drugs, found to be involved in a Warwick, RI HAZMAT situation. WPRI reports that the substances were found to have contributed to officers falling ill after checking in on a homeless camp. WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) — The substance that contributed to Warwick police employees falling ill while checking on a ...

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CSB releases preliminary investigation findings on Arkema chemical plant fire

Hazmatnation - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 02:38

HMN-The CSB has released its preliminary findings on the Crosby, TX chemical plant fire that occurred as a result of Hurricane Harvey.  The plant manufactured many products including organic peroxides. Sign up for the Hazmatnation mailing list!

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HAZMAT Helmet cam

Hazmatnation - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 17:55

HMN-Recently, the YouTube user “Logan Stewart” uploaded a helmet cam video of a Hazmat response to a possible fire, with sulfur smell associated.  The video shows his crews response where as an assignment they are a standby line for the incident. Do you have any helmet cam videos from hazmat responses or training we should ...

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5-alarm warehouse fire sends toxic smoke into air

Chemical Incidents in the News - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 12:35
of the smoke were urged to shelter in place. Fire Captain Garon Mosby says "A great majority of these chemicals will evaporate into the
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Fire At Lincoln Mill Fuels Concerns About Asbestos, Other Toxins

Chemical Incidents in the News - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 11:50
contamination. The protective gear worn by firefighters from as many as 11 agencies might need replacement after the fire destroyed a scale
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Emergency crews respond to hazardous materials incident at Manchester hospital

Chemical Incidents in the News - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 11:34
with a hazardous materials situation and that emergency crews are on the scene. Eliot Hospital confirmed to 7News that a Hazmat incident is
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Massive St. Louis warehouse fire still burning

Chemical Incidents in the News - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 11:33
truck. Two firefighters had injuries. One of the buildings collapsed and one person, a warehouse worker, was taken to the hospital for smoke
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U.S. Steel Tried to Keep Latest Spill Secret

Chemical Incidents in the News - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 09:20
. U.S. Steel's Midwest Plant spilled 56.7 pounds of chromium-contaminated water into a tributary of Lake Michigan on Oct. 25, according to
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No injuries in Thursday morning Atkinson fire that destroyed landscape company's equipment, drew firefighters from six towns

Chemical Incidents in the News - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 07:30
elderly couple and one of their mothers. "There was minor damage to the vinyl siding on two structures on the property," Murphy said. The
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PPT research lab evacuated after chemical reaction causes high CO

Hazmatnation - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 23:50

  HMN-Firefighters evacuated employees after a call to PPT Research Inc.  While on scene, responders found high levels of CO and linked the readings to a chemical reaction gone amiss. Lehighvalleylive.com provides more. High levels of carbon monoxide that prompted the evacuation Tuesday of an Allentown business resulted from a chemical reaction, a city fire ...

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