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Chemical Smell Forced Evacuation Of Brooklawn School Monday

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 09:22
PARSIPPANY, NJ — Brooklawn Middle School was evacuated Monday afternoon after a chemical smell was detected, Parsippany Police told Patch. A
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Springfield propane leak forces more than 150 out of apartments

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 19:33
. Fairfax County firefighters say two 1,000-gallon propane cylinders rolled down a hill and were leaking. A vapor cloud had formed. Haz-mat
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Water vapor spews from oil rig in Chickasha, workers evacuated

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 11:07
it. No one on location was in harms way at any time," Kristin Thomas, Continental Public Relations, said. No injuries have been reported at
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Fuel Spill Threatens French Broad River

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 09:06
of gallons of petroleum leaked into the waterway from an above ground storage tank located on the Mountain Energy Bulk Fuel facility, at 288
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At Least 1,000 Gallons of Oil Spill Into N. Carolina River

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 06:45
the oil spilled from an above-ground storage tank at the Mountain Energy Bulk Fuel Facility, around 100 feet (30 meters) from the river.
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CO3 leak contained at Albemarle's Magnolia South plant

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 14:29
said in a statement. According to chemical references, sulfur trioxide fumes when exposed to air. The gas is colorless but has a pungent
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Savannah Fire responds to ammonia spill

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 11:01
18 a.m. A 200-gallon spill of aqueous ammonia was contained to the interior of a warehouse and 20 employees were evacuated, said Jenel Few,
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Fire sprinklers keep flames in check at Santa Ana business

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 00:41
a hazardous-materials team sent inside to check the premises for chemicals and see if there was any spillage, Kurtz said. No injuries were
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12 Firefighters hurt battling R.I. chemical fire were released from hospital - The Boston Globe

Tue, 01/30/2018 - 08:55
said. Valletta said about 25 chemicals were discovered inside the building, including cyanide and sulfuric acid. “We’re currently waiting
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BRIEF-QAF Informs Of Ammonia Leak At Warehouse At Fishery Port Road​ On Jan 26

Tue, 01/30/2018 - 07:02
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Possible Gas Leak at School, 200 Students Evacuated

Tue, 01/30/2018 - 02:47
officials say about 200 students at a Vermont school have been evacuated after a possible gas leak. WPTZ-TV reports the fire department
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Industrial Fire On Central Coast Visible For Miles, But No One Hurt

Mon, 01/29/2018 - 18:19
blaze at Composite Plastics started after some resin was spilled during a mixing operation. No one was hurt, but the building was heavily
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Chemical Fire Produces Huge Smoke Plume In Santa Maria Valley

Mon, 01/29/2018 - 18:02
of the building handed firefighters the chemical data sheets spelling out the types of substances inside the building housing a plastics
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Fire closes Sierra Nevada taproom for the day

Mon, 01/29/2018 - 13:47
River Taproom experienced a minor kitchen fire before opening. There were no injuries, and the fire was quickly extinguished. Due to an
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911 Calls from Fatal Oklahoma Rig Explosion

Mon, 01/29/2018 - 10:20
heard and saw just moments after the gas rig burst into flames. FirefighterNation: Remains of Missing Oklahoma Gas Workers Recovered &
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Building evacuated as Massillon firefighters battle blaze

Mon, 01/29/2018 - 10:02
by Appliance Liquidators. Employees of the business said they were told to evacuate the building and escaped unharmed. Employees said it is
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Massive Blaze Destroys CT Waste Facility

Mon, 01/29/2018 - 07:54
were setting up air monitoring stations and planned the nearby Willimantic River for hazardous materials generated from the fire. ___ (c)
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Fire destroys Sandy warehouse

Sun, 01/28/2018 - 23:21
employees left the building earlier Sunday before the fire, Maxfield said. No injuries were reported. The building, however, is a "total
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Fire in a manufacturing company

Sat, 01/27/2018 - 23:51
business that was on fire. for instance -- there was a thousand gallon propane tank on the north side that was aiding in the fire. they were
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Residents upset after raw sewage spill in Lake Wylie

Sat, 01/27/2018 - 19:23
GASTON COUNTY, N.C. - Gaston County residents are upset after sewage spilled into Lake Wylie, leaving a strong stench. On Catawba Street,
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