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Colorado HazMat: Two in hospital due to hazmat situation in Arvada

Hazmatnation - Fri, 09/01/2017 - 09:38

According to 9News.com: ARVADA – A hazmat situation sent two people to the hospital in Arvada. According to the Arvada Fire District, a call sent crews to the area of 44th and Simms around 9:45 p.m. on Thursday night. They say four people were treated on scene and two were transported to the hospital. On ...

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Gas kills two workers, while working in a confined space

Hazmatnation - Thu, 08/31/2017 - 08:43

HMN- According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Release of toxic gas at FirstEnergy’s Bruce Mansfield Power Plant claimed the lives of two workers and injured four others who were repairing a pipe in a confined, underground area at the Beaver County facility, officials said. The accident happened at about 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to FirstEnergy spokeswoman Stephanie Walton. ...

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Floodwaters cripple plant refrigeration system; Explosion feared

Hazmatnation - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 08:16

HMN-As floodwaters worsen in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, a plant in Harris County, TX is feared to be in danger.  After waters knocked out power to the plants refrigeration system, representatives say they are now in danger of explosion.  The New York Post says the County has issued evacuation orders for the area around ...

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Mystery haze causes hundreds of hospitalizations

Hazmatnation - Mon, 08/28/2017 - 07:43

HMN-Hundreds have been hospitalized after a mysterious haze on the Sussex coast causes vomiting, nausea, and burning eyes.  It is currently unclear where the gas came from according to The Telegraph. The mystery over a noxious chemical haze that drifted ashore along the Sussex coast and put scores in hospital has deepened as police have ...

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