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Vehicle Explosion After Suicide Attempt at John Wayne Airport

11 hours 53 min ago

OCRegister.com   Bomb squad and FBI officials were investigating an explosion in a truck that occurred at an off-site parking lot for John Wayne Airport on Tuesday, Dec. 11, with Orange County sheriff’s officials saying the explosion appeared to be a suicide attempt.   Sometime after 7:30 a.m. the explosion was reported at the Main ...

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Band members house burns down; Raises question on when specialty teams should be called in.

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 17:21

(Revolver)   HMN-Firefighters discovered multiple “military grade” flamethrowers inside the residence.  Which raises the question, at what point, do you believe specialty teams should be called in? Pat O’ Brien, lead guitarist for Cannibal Corpse, has been arrested for breaking into a Northdale, Florida, home and then running at a deputy with a knife. ABC Tampa ...

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FBI: Holland Man Arrested, Accused of Plotting To Bomb Toledo Synagogues

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 13:47

  Cleveland19   Radical ISIS supporter arrested ahead of bombing plot to occur in the United States. FBI JTTF officials release report of findings and story of interdiction. TOLEDO (WTOL) – The FBI held a news conference Monday morning to announce recent arrests in a national security case. According to officials, a Holland man, Damon ...

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Chemical spill at Norman, OK Walmart

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 13:16

(KFOR) NORMAN, Okla. – A local chemical spill is still a mystery after the Norman Fire Department said they couldn’t identify what was in the air that caused two people to go to the hospital. Around 4 p.m. on Saturday, the fire department and hazmat team were called to the Walmart along Interstate Dr. and Main St. ...

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Oil spills from well in Rattlesnake Bayou

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 09:22

(The Maritime Executive) The U.S. Coast Guard is responding to an oil discharge near Port Sulphur, Louisiana. On Sunday, Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report from the National Response Center that a crude oil well in Rattle Snake Bayou, southwest of Port Sulphur, was leaking. The amount discharged has not been ...

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3 dead from apparent CO poisoning in York County

Sun, 12/09/2018 - 05:28

(WSOC TV) ROCK HILL, S.C. – Three men are dead in Rock Hill from what appears to be accidental carbon monoxide poisoning, the York County Sheriff’s Office said. Deputies were called around 5 p.m. Saturday to a home on Cherry Street, off Red River Road, where the men were found unconscious and not breathing. Deputies said ...

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Man attempting to cook meth triggers hazmat response

Sat, 12/08/2018 - 12:53

(WPRI) RICHMOND, R.I. (WPRI) – A Richmond man was arrested Friday night after police and a hazmat team were called to a home off Richmond Townhouse Road. The man, who has not been identified, was attempting to cook meth in the kitchen, according to police. Police said they were contacted just after 6 p.m. Friday ...

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Chemical irritation at Blount Island terminal

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 08:09

(FirstCoast) Rescue crews, as well as a hazmat team, are responding to the 5200 block of Williams Mills Street Thursday where a shipping container is causing irritation to people near it, according to the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department.

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23 hospitalized after Dominos Farms Hazmat incident

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 07:05

  (WXYZ) Huron Valley Ambulance services says 23 people needed medical treatment after a HAZMAT incident at Domino’s Farms near Ann Arbor. The incident happened Tuesday evening. Officials from the Ann Arbor Township Fire Department, the Washtenaw County Hazardous Materials Team and the University of Michigan Police Department were dispatched to the scene. Huron Valley ...

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Haz-Mat Response After Man Exposes Himself to Fentanyl

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 09:35

WKOW Hazmat and Law Enforcement respond to Fentanyl incident after male subject exposes himself to illegal substance.   TOWN OF MADISON (WKOW) — Police and fire personnel responded to an apartment in the town of Madison after a man opened a bag of fentanyl. The Madison Fire Department Hazardous Incident Team responded to the 1900 block ...

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6 hospitalized after another possible intel hazmat situation

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 07:10

(Oregon Live) Emergency responders were back at Intel’s Ronler Acres campus in Hillsboro on Monday, treating employees for mysterious respiratory issues for the second time in less than a week. Metro West Ambulance said it transported six people to nearby hospitals for what Intel described as “treatment of minor breathing difficulty.” Public safety officials described ...

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HAZMAT Leadership part IV: Shoot, Move, Communicate, Survive

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 09:53

Shoot, Move, Communicate, Survive; HAZMAT Leadership Part IV (CATCH UP on this series: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3)   Survivability is the final installment of this series.  Shooting is hard. Moving is harder. Communicating is hardest. Without the above three, successful operations and survivability are now exponentially reduced. “To fully contribute to the mission, ...

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Saltier waterways creating “Chemical Cocktails”

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 09:38

(Eurekalert) A recent study led by University of Maryland researchers found that streams and rivers across the United States have become saltier and more alkaline over the past 50 years, thanks to road deicers, fertilizers and other salty compounds that humans indirectly release into waterways. The team named this effect “Freshwater Salinization Syndrome.” New research ...

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Naked man rescued from confined space at sewage lift station

Sun, 12/02/2018 - 14:04

(KNOE) HMN-A naked man was rescued from a sewage lift station in West Monroe, LA. “It’s just horrible,” said Manuel Acevedo works near that lift station on Thomas Road. “You never expect these type of things to happen.” Sewer workers found him Friday morning while doing maintenance work. A little before 9 o’clock, the Ouachita ...

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22 hospitalized in ammonia leak at Gadsden Chicken Processing Facility, MCI Event

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 10:46

AL.com Officials say 22 people were hospitalized due to an ammonia leak at Koch Foods in Gadsden Friday night.   At 4:23 p.m., the Gadsden/Etowah County Emergency Management Agency was notified of an anhydrous ammonia leak at Koch Foods on Paden Road in Gadsden, EMA officials said. Gadsden/Etowah County Emergency Management Agency officials said 22 people ...

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PA Haz-Mat Incident Requires Bomb Squad Response

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 16:26

  Hazelton Fire Department Fire crews in Pennsylvania responded to a report of a hazardous materials incident in town, and arrived on scene to find a substance that was deemed to be a bomb squad incident, and requested a response from near by Hershey, PA to assess the situation. 11/30/18: HFD was dispatched for a ...

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Oil line hit in Beaumont, CA

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 11:33

(Patch) BEAUMONT, CA — A construction crew in Beaumont hit an oil line on Wednesday, prompting an hours-long hazmat response and road closure in town. The incident was first reported around 11:40 a.m. in the area of 4th Street and California, according to the Riverside County Fire Department. Police subsequently closed off California between Louis ...

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22 dead in blast outside northern China chemical plant

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 10:41

AP   An explosion outside a chemical plant in northeastern China early Wednesday killed at least 22 people and destroyed scores of vehicles, in the latest challenge to efforts to boost industrial safety in the world’s second-largest economy. The blast occurred just after midnight at a loading area next to the plant operated by the ...

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Suspicious package investigation at Google building

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 07:07

(NBC Bay Area) A suspicious substance investigation prompted evacuations Tuesday afternoon at a Google facility in Mountain View, officials said. A hazardous materials crew also responded to the scene on the 2600 block of Casey Avenue after an employee found an envelope with white powder inside. Crews inspected the powder and determined it was not ...

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Baldwin Park crash: Several lanes closed on EB 10 Freeway after big rig carrying acid overturns

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 09:51

ABC7/KABC A semi-truck carrying a payload of acid overturned Tuesday morning on the 10 Freeway in Baldwin Park, prompting the closure of four eastbound lanes, authorities said.   According to the California Highway Patrol, the crash left the big rig on its side and was reported at 1:39 a.m. Whether anyone was seriously injured was ...

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