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SAFD: Dust explosion caused fire at Toyota facility

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 10:53
A dust explosion in a building on the Toyota campus on San Antonio's South Side started a fire Thursday morning, officials said. San Antonio
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3 Children, 2 Adults Hospitalized; Possible Carbon Monoxide

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 07:57
calendar has Wednesday listed as a Teacher Planning Day. Carbon monoxide is an odorless, colorless gas that is toxic to humans and animals.
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2-alarm fire with explosions in Kent

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 07:53
A two-alarm fire burned a Kent business Thursday morning, though no injuries were reported. The fire started about 3:30 a.m. at AAA Welding
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Large fire breaks out at Joplin recycling building

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 23:29
felt, likely from aluminum powder in the building. Crews are expected to be on scene for a few more hours overnight. No injuries have been
Categories: HAZMAT

Fire crews respond to HAZMAT in Bensalem

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 22:20
County fire crews were on the scene of a hazardous materials incident involving an underground propane tank in Bensalem Wednesday night. It
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Firefighter Critically Injured Battling Commercial Building Fire -

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 17:42
to be propane tanks away from the burning structure. The cause of the fire remained under investigation. Firefighter Critically Injured
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Marathon Reports Small Leak, Emissions at Galveston Bay Refinery

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 08:30
the leak." The emissions that followed, including some 500 pounds of propane, began Tuesday morning and were expected to end later in the
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Evacuations lifted after ammonia leak in Lincoln Parish

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 18:37
says when law enforcement responded, they immediately enforced evacuations. "They decided to evacuate everybody within a one-mile radius,”
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New Britain building gutted by blaze

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 18:16
reignited from the chemicals used in the business. Two firefighters were sent to the hospital to be treated for exposure to chemicals, Fire
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Another Coal-Ash Spill Reported at Duke Site in North Carolina

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 17:26
, the Environmental Protection Agency’s, director of the Office of Emergency Management. It was unknown how much of the toxic substance was
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Ammonia leak quickly handled at former foods plant in Moore

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 13:33
An ammonia leak prompted firefighters in Moore early Monday to declare a code red alert. No one was injured when the leak was detected at
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Batteries blamed for Tacoma scrap metal fire

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 12:45
The Tacoma Fire Department says lithium-ion batteries is the likely cause of Monday's early morning scrap yard fire. The fire at Simon
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Roof Collapses After Fire Breaks Out At Medical Company In Fairfield County

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 11:56
Stratford Fire Marshal and Connecticut State Police Fire and Explosive Investigation Unit. No injuries were reported as a result of the fire
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Ammonia leak in Lincoln Parish

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 20:58
Sheriff's Department is monitoring an ammonia leak.  According to a Facebook post first responders are evacuating homes around the leak.
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Officials investigate shredded rubber fire

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 17:36
the air quality after a shredded rubber fire, which they say is not hazardous right now. The shredded rubber is stored at the property so
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Ag business fire in northern Illinois prompts evacuations

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 15:03
at a nearby factory were evacuated from the area because of concerns about possible contamination from herbicides stored in the building
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4 Alarm Fire At Business In Fells Point

Fri, 09/07/2018 - 05:30
and fair damage but considering what happened, he feels blessed. No one was injured. This is a developing story, stay with WJZ for updates.
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Chemical Blaze Prompts Cleanup Along Mississippi Interstate

Thu, 09/06/2018 - 23:48
before it claimed a second trailer. A hazardous materials team from the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality is cleaning up. The
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2 Injured in Fire at KY Chemical Plant

Thu, 09/06/2018 - 16:48
. She said two employees were injured and taken to a nearby hospital for further evaluation. Those injuries include an injured ankle and a
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Gas Leak at North Dakota Mill

Thu, 09/06/2018 - 15:48
area struck a natural gas line before 1 p.m. Wednesday. No one suffered an injury in the incident, but mill staffers evacuated the building
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