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Truck hauling fish VS truck hauling chemicals

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 08:48

Sign up for the Hazmatnation mailing list! HMN-A 2 truck collision near Waco Texas sent chemicals and fish across I-45. Freestone County Times reports that one driver has been treated but since released. RECOVERY AND CLEANUP OF CHEMICALS had traffic on I-45 at FM 833 at a standstill Thursday, April 12, 2018. A wreck, involving a ...

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Fire, HAZMAT response to Tyson chicken processing plant

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 16:47

Sign up for the Hazmatnation mailing list! HMN-Fire crews and HAZMAT responders descended upon a Tyson chicken processing plant after a large fire contributed to an Ammonia release. The ammonia was released through the plants refrigeration lines. (WFXL) Flames and smoke erupted from the Tyson Foods chicken processing plant, in Dawson, Wednesday night. Tyson Foods ...

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Caldwell County units battle tank battery fire

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 14:54

Sign up for the Hazmatnation mailing list! HMN-Caldwell County Texas fire units battled a tank battery fire lasting over three hours.  The crews were working in severe lightning conditions as cloud to ground strikes were going on in the area at the time. (KXAN) CALDWELL COUNTY, Texas (KXAN) – A large tank battery fire in ...

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Man burned by “glowing rocks” on beach; HAZMAT called

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 17:07

HMN-A man at Anna Maria beach was burned by “glowing rocks” and is currently in stable condition. The object is believed to have been a military flare, which was extinguished while hazmat searched the area for any other debris. (My Suncoast) ANNA MARIA, FL (WWSB) – A man is recovering after a walk on the ...

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Hazmat hauler shutdown for disregard of safety

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 22:02

Sign up for the Hazmatnation mailing list! HMN-During an unnanounced inspection, the Tennessee Highway patrol  found the carrier to be transporting explosives while violating federal hazmat regulations. (Trucking Info) The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has ordered Tennessee-based trucking company Rock Stone Company, also known as RC Stone & Farms, to cease all transportation of ...

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Overdose death leads to hazmat scare

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 16:29
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Human error causes barge to crack in half, releasing fertilizer

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 18:16

Sign up for the Hazmatnation mailing list! HMN-Around 400,000 gallons of fertilizer were released into the Ohio river after “human error” lead to a barge cracking in half.  The plume of fertilizer, which was carried down the river in late February, stretched from Cincinnati to Louisville. (WDTN) CINCINNATI (AP) — A barge that cracked in ...

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