HAZMAT

1 killed in explosion at Wyoming oil processing site

Chemical Incidents in the News - Thu, 11/01/2018 - 18:49
the site were not hurt. The Campbell County Fire Department says the explosion caused a fire that engulfed 10 large oil tanks, two passenger
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Contractor: Release of material, not explosion or fire, led to 3 injuries - Delaware Business Now

Chemical Incidents in the News - Thu, 11/01/2018 - 16:55
responders to the job site.” Refinery spokesperson Lisa J. Lindsey also stated no explosion, fire or operating event was associated with
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Dust explosion leads to fire at Lynchburg business, no one injured

Chemical Incidents in the News - Thu, 11/01/2018 - 15:21
Azdel, welding a new rod, when the welding arc set off a dust explosion fire in the roof system in the insulation, activating the sprinkler
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Chemical Contamination in Groundwater at Fire Academy

Chemical Incidents in the News - Thu, 11/01/2018 - 08:50
say industrial chemical contamination has been found in groundwater beneath the New Hampshire Fire Academy training ground. The chemicals,
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Spilled gasoline sparks fire at Silver Lake auto shop

Chemical Incidents in the News - Wed, 10/31/2018 - 10:31
An accidental gasoline spill while a log splitter was running sparked a fire that destroyed two buildings at a Silver Lake auto repair shop
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Explosion In Container At Port Of LA Investigated As Industrial Accident

Chemical Incidents in the News - Wed, 10/31/2018 - 09:57
prompted evacuations at the Port of Los Angeles and was believed to be an industrial accident. “Scrap metals which contain some chemicals
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Phoenix HAZMAT responds to Target store

Hazmatnation - Wed, 10/31/2018 - 05:24

  (Fox 10) PHOENIX (KSAZ) — Phoenix Fire officials say its HAZMAT crews responded to an incident at a Target store in Ahwatukee Tuesday afternoon. According to a statement, crews responded just before 1:00 p.m. to reports of an odor at the store, located on the northwest corner of 48th Street and Ray Road. Firefighters eventually evacuated ...

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No one hurt in lithium fire in Sheboygan County

Chemical Incidents in the News - Wed, 10/31/2018 - 05:23
no one was hurt in a lithium fire in Sheboygan County Tuesday night. The fire broke out around 9 p.m. at the MilliporeSigma chemical plant.
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Structure fire consumes garage/shop in Shepherd

Chemical Incidents in the News - Wed, 10/31/2018 - 01:22
when some gas fumes ignited catching the shop on fire.  All of the men inside made it out of the shop safely and there were no injuries.
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Propane equipment fire behind Bern Township business

Hazmatnation - Tue, 10/30/2018 - 05:20

HMN-The Reading Eagle reports that the equipment mixes liquid propane and vapors. BERN TOWNSHIP, PA —   Numerous fire companies responded to a Bern Township manufacturing plant late Sunday after an exterior piece of equipment that mixes propane caught on fire. The tank was emitting gas that was aflame when crews arrived shortly after 11:30 ...

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Loveland father fighting for his life after oil tank explosion

Chemical Incidents in the News - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 23:01
BRIGGSDALE, Colo. — An oil tank worker is on life support after an oil battery explosion in Weld County. It happened Saturday in Briggsdale.
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Cooking grease causes major spill into a Walker County creek

Chemical Incidents in the News - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 14:24
from the road." Vacuum trucks were used to remove the grease, and a chemical was used to clean the water. “Emulsify the grease, like what
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Total Reports Fire, Unit Shutdown at Port Arthur, Texas, Refinery

Chemical Incidents in the News - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 07:22
down." The problems also led to above-normal emissions of sulfur dioxide that began Sunday morning and lasted about three hours, it said.
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Home invasion leads to HAZMAT investigation.

Hazmatnation - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 05:22

HMN-After the incident, the resident was transported to a local hospital for mental health evaluation. (Turnto10) Police in Westerly responded to a home invasion call, but they didn’t find an intruder, they found suspicious devices. Westerly police Capt. Shawn Lacey told NBC 10 News that that officers found no intruder at the Ashaway Road home, ...

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Carbon Dioxide kills man at SunTrust Park

Hazmatnation - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 05:16

HMN-AJC.com reports that the fire department conducted testing that showed the Carbon Dioxide levels doubled quickly while the man was inside the cooler.   A Cobb County autopsy report released Thursday claims that the man who died inside a walk-in cooler at SunTrust Park in June was accidentally killed by carbon dioxide. Todd Keeling, 48, ...

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Hazmat Situation At Orlando Bakery Forces Dozens To Evacuate

Chemical Incidents in the News - Sun, 10/28/2018 - 10:59
ORLANDO, FL — Dozens of workers were evacuated from a baking company Sunday morning due to a carbon monoxide alarm and at least one person
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Officials: Ammonia leak safely cleaned up at White Castle processing plant in Covington

Chemical Incidents in the News - Sun, 10/28/2018 - 04:00
An ammonia leak scared nearby residents and forced some to shelter in place for 5 1/2 hours Saturday afternoon. No one was injured, but
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Atlanta firefighters called to fire at MARTA battery maintenance facility

Hazmatnation - Sat, 10/27/2018 - 05:17

(AJC) A fire at a MARTA battery maintenance facility in northeast Atlanta was extinguished, but it prompted a response by the fire department hazmat team, officials said. MARTA service was not affected, and DeKalb Avenue, which is near the incident, was reopened to traffic after a few hours. “This room supplies battery power to trains ...

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Hazmat called after worker falls at post office

Hazmatnation - Sat, 10/27/2018 - 05:11

(ABC 7) A report of hazardous materials has been secured after a worker was injured in a fall Friday afternoon at the Old Chicago Main Post Office in the Loop. The Chicago Fire Department got the HazMat call about 1 p.m. for the building, located at 433 W. Van Buren, according to department spokesman Larry ...

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Carbon monoxide at Baltimore fire academy hospitalizes 13

Chemical Incidents in the News - Fri, 10/26/2018 - 09:37
(AP) — A carbon monoxide leak at Baltimore's Fire Academy has sent 11 recruits and two administrators to the hospital. News outlets report
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