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Liquid O2 line rupture shuts down California ER

Hazmatnation - Tue, 01/29/2019 - 05:16

  (CBS) MARINA DEL REY (CBSLA) – A damaged pipe caused a liquid oxygen spill which forced the closure of the emergency room at Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital Monday morning. Hazmat crews responded to the spill at around 8:30 a.m. at the hospital located at 4650 Lincoln Blvd., according to the Los Angeles Fire ...

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Ammonia leak forces evacuation of Wayne Farms in Laurel

Chemical Incidents in the News - Mon, 01/28/2019 - 00:15
facility to check out workers who may have been exposed to the hazardous gas. According to Sheffield, Wayne Farms followed proper safety
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Crews clean up leak from 1,000 gallon propane tank in Essex

Chemical Incidents in the News - Sun, 01/27/2019 - 12:00
large propane spill is all cleaned up on Sunday morning. Guilford firefighters said they helped Essex crews clean up a 1,000 gallon propane
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Law Enforcement Officer Self Administers Narcan; Haz-Mat Response

Hazmatnation - Sun, 01/27/2019 - 08:45

WSPA 7   WILLIAMSTON, SC (WSPA) – A Williamston Police officer was taken to the hospital after giving himself Narcan after falling ill taking a suspect to jail. According to Williamston Police Chief Tony Taylor, two officers had gone to a residence to serve an arrest warrant for operating a drug house. One officer was transporting the ...

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Minor, 4-minute hydrofluoric acid leak reported at Torrance Refining Co.

Chemical Incidents in the News - Sat, 01/26/2019 - 15:51
to have caused the four-minute leak were completed.” Officials said refinery personnel mitigated the spread of the acid during repairs, and
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One hurt after possible “Honey Oil” explosion in Redondo Beach

Hazmatnation - Sat, 01/26/2019 - 10:44

HMN-One hurt in suspected Honey Oil explosion in Redondo Beach. (Daily Breeze) Officials launched a criminal investigation into a Redondo Beach fire that sent one burn victim to a hospital on Monday, Jan. 21. Crews responded at about 2:40 p.m. to a report of a residential fire at 714 S. Pacific Coast Highway, near Knob ...

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Firefighters brave unknown air quality conditions to save dogs from well

Hazmatnation - Sat, 01/26/2019 - 09:00

  HMN-Confined space rescues can prove to be tricky due to many different variables.  What kind of air moving capabilities does your team have ready to deploy? (Times Leader) FORTY FORT — Dawn Miklich remained a little shaken but thankful Friday morning about 12 hours after her two dogs, Mellie and Malarky, were saved from ...

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Electrical malfunction cause of industrial fire at Conroe plant that injured 2 workers

Chemical Incidents in the News - Fri, 01/25/2019 - 13:47
the fire was quickly contained and there were no reported hazardous releases and no evacuations needed. According to the Aegion Coating
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5 workers hospitalized after hydrofluoric acid leak at refinery near Delaware

Hazmatnation - Thu, 01/24/2019 - 08:20

DelawareOnline   Five people working at a Pennsylvania energy plant less than two miles from Claymont were hospitalized after a chemical leak occurred Wednesday morning.  The contract workers’ conditions were not available Wednesday, but they were being treated at Crozer-Chester Medical Center in Upland, Pennsylvania. Hydrofluoric acid is hydrogen fluoride when dissolved in water, according to the Centers for Disease ...

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Medical call turns into minor hazmat run

Hazmatnation - Wed, 01/23/2019 - 17:10

(TriState Homepage) Wednesday morning, the Owensboro Fire Department said a medical call turned into a minor residential hazardous materials (HAZMAT) incident. A mixture of various household drain cleaning solutions created a potentially dangerous environment, the department said. Three people were sent to the emergency room as a precaution. The neighborhood was never in danger, the department ...

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CSX train derails on Jacksonville’s Northside, Haz-Mat Teams Conducting Assessments

Hazmatnation - Mon, 01/21/2019 - 09:10

News4JAX   JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A CSX train derailed Sunday night near the Busch plant on Jacksonville’s Northside.  A major cleanup was underway Monday as eight rail cars, two of which were carrying ethanol, went off the tracks around 10 p.m. at Main Street North and Busch Drive, CSX reported. CSX representatives said no one was injured in the ...

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One arrested after hazmat spill

Hazmatnation - Mon, 01/21/2019 - 04:51

(Chron) A man in Montgomery County was arrested Sunday morning on felony charges after a hazmat spill that left diesel fuel trailing down rural roadways, according to the Montgomery County Police Reporter. Drivers started calling authorities early in the day with complaints about slick roads on State Highway 99 at Valley Ranch and near the ...

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66 dead, dozens more injured in illegal Mexico pipeline tap

Hazmatnation - Sat, 01/19/2019 - 09:56

(ABC 7) Forensic experts attempted to separate and count charred heaps of corpses in central Mexico on Saturday after a massive fireball erupted at an illegal pipeline tap, killing at least 66 people. More than 85 other people on Saturday were listed as missing as relatives of the deceased and onlookers gathered around the scene ...

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