HAZMAT

Firefighter injured at laundromat fire in Cleveland

Chemical Incidents in the News - Mon, 07/02/2018 - 08:27
was injured with lacerations to the back of his neck, and he was transported to a nearby hospital. No one else was injured. A HAZMAT team
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Combustible materials intensify fire at old Walmart building

Chemical Incidents in the News - Mon, 07/02/2018 - 05:49
combustible powders and liquids being stored in the building. Residents at a nearby apartment complex and RV park were forced to evacuate.
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Solvent spill forces family from home

Hazmatnation - Mon, 07/02/2018 - 05:22
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Hazmat situation at Home Depot in Morgan Hill sends 4 to hospital

Chemical Incidents in the News - Sun, 07/01/2018 - 20:58
were sickened by the smell, and four of them were transported to a local hospital.  Their condition is unknown at this time.  A hazmat crew
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College student injured in hazmat situation

Chemical Incidents in the News - Sat, 06/30/2018 - 21:48
an unknown chemical at the Life Science and Engineering building shortly after noon. The male student received a contact injury after
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1 hospitalized after BU chemical spill

Hazmatnation - Sat, 06/30/2018 - 15:13

HMN-Reports show that one person was decontaminated on scene, and then brought to  a nearby hospital. (Patch.com) BOSTON, MA — A person was taken to the hospital after chemicals spilled on him at Boston University, fire officials said. The person was decontaminated and taken to the hospital. The Boston Fire Department said there was a ...

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Dust Collector Fire Breaks Out at Aluminum Castings Plant

Chemical Incidents in the News - Fri, 06/29/2018 - 14:03
organizations reported. Harmony Fire Department Chief Scott Garing observed smoke coming from the Harmony Castings LLC facility in Harmony,
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Lake Charles Fire responds to grain silo explosion

Hazmatnation - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 21:45

HMN-Units from Lake Charles Fire Department responded to a reported grain silo explosion mid day Thursday.  KPLC reports that the explosion removed the roof from the silo.  No injuries have been reported and the cause remains under investigation. LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) – An explosion in a grain silo has been reported at the Port ...

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Discolored water seeps into Baltimore’s Inner Harbor

Hazmatnation - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 14:42

HMN-Baltimore authorities are running tests to find out exactly is causing the discolored water seepage into the inner harbor. (Fox) BALTIMORE (WBFF) — Baltimore Fire Department officials are investigating the leak of an unknown substance in the Inner Harbor. The “discolored water” started seeping into the harbor on Thursday morning near the amphitheater. The Baltimore ...

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Chemical cloud forces evacuation of Raynham robotics business

Chemical Incidents in the News - Wed, 06/27/2018 - 23:01
evacuated from a medical robotics company Wednesday following reports of a potentially hazardous chemical reaction, police said. A HazMat
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UPDATE: Second fire breaks out at chemical warehouse in Bradley County

Chemical Incidents in the News - Wed, 06/27/2018 - 17:14
Bradley County to determine what caused a chemical fire at a Charleston plant. The fire at Lonza Chemical prompted a community-wide alert
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2 firefighters medically evaluated at Boston HAZMAT

Hazmatnation - Wed, 06/27/2018 - 14:36

Sign up for the Hazmatnation mailing list! HMN-2 Boston Firefighters along with two citizens were medically evaluated following a response to a chemical leak at a Boston high rise. (WHDH) BOSTON (WHDH) – Two firefighters and two occupants were evaluated by paramedics after a 12-story Financial District building was evacuated following reports of a chemical ...

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Worker Killed in TX Hospital Blast, Collapse

Chemical Incidents in the News - Wed, 06/27/2018 - 09:25
p.m., hospital officials said. The person who died and the twelve people injured were construction workers, officials said. Seven of them
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Lightning possible cause of large oil rig fire

Chemical Incidents in the News - Tue, 06/26/2018 - 11:46
involving petroleum. Fire officials contacted the Indiana Department of Environmental Management to help with the possible environmental
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Crews on-scene of fire at Ameri-Pak Inc. in Fountain Inn

Chemical Incidents in the News - Tue, 06/26/2018 - 11:05
, is on fire. No word yet on injuries at this time. According to Ameri-Pak Inc.'s Facebook page, the business is a plastic manufacturer.
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Hazmat team contains chemicals at Cumberland company

Chemical Incidents in the News - Tue, 06/26/2018 - 05:53
employees thought a set of cleaning chemicals might have mixed with other chemicals nearby, but the chemicals were contained and the mixture
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Fire at landfill near East Carbon is creating poor air quality, residents asked shelter in

Chemical Incidents in the News - Mon, 06/25/2018 - 19:39
near East Carbon is creating a hazardous air quality for residents. The Mayor of East Carbon has asked all residents to shelter in place
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