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Nobody hurt in gas, cylinder company fire in Central Texas

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 09:05
say nobody has been hurt in a fire at a gas and cylinders company in Central Texas that's prompted nearby residents to evacuate as a
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Carbon monoxide sickens 12 people in Odenton

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 09:01
Md. — A dozen people were taken to hospitals Tuesday morning after being exposed to high levels of carbon monoxide at a construction site in
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Chemical spill that led to evacuations under control

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 19:52
vapors from a tanker that ultimately leaked 2500 gallons of hydrachloric acid. The tanker that was holding 5,000 gallons of the chemical
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Corrosive Chem Spill at DE Poultry Plant

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 15:28
gallons of peracetic acid, a chemical commonly used in the food industry as a disinfectant to guard against microbial contamination. Four
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“Dust Explosion” Injures 2 at Water Treatment Plant

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 15:22
the Kansas City Police Department and two KC Water workers were injured in a “lime dust explosion” at a water treatment plant in Kansas City
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Soundsphere CT Factory Fire Forces Evac

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 14:26
There was some type of chemical reaction at the factory leading up to the fire, Officials said. The Fairfield County HazMat team is also on
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Spontaneous combustion of staining rags cause of Saugus fire

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 14:11
them with a solution of detergent and water. Then dispose of at a hazardous waste collection event.” The fire was jointly investigated by
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Methane Fire at MT Waste Water Plant

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 13:56
to close a valve near plant leaking methane, but were able to send a safety team in to do so and cut off the gas, Valdez said. The fire
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Gas leak shuts down highway in ND oil patch

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 05:14
a semi crash this morning near the town of Ray in Williams County. Gasoline is leaking from the trailer and all lanes of Highway Two in
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Ammonia Leak in Scranton Forces Residents from Homes

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 15:38
strong ammonia smell, and we both immediately went in our home, and not 10 minutes later, I had a large fireman come to my door with a gas
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Fire damages Upshur County plant

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 06:42
the flames confined to that one area of the building. There were no injuries. Damage estimates, which reports indicate could top $2 million
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Crews extinguish fire at scrap metal plant

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 07:47
or fuel tank with fuel still inside, a fire can ignite. Bagwell said conveyor belts and electrical lines were damaged, but no injuries were
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Multiple patients after chemical spill at FedEx facility in Edwardsville

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 22:32
. Officials at the scene tell 41 Action News a container holding hydrogen peroxide was accidentally struck, causing the spill. Everyone
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Corrosive chemical spill reported at Delaware poultry plant

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 17:21
318 gallons of peracetic acid, a chemical commonly used in the food industry as a disinfectant to guard against microbial contamination.
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Brief -- Stateline Plant Fire

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 16:13
Oneok Inc.'s Stateline natural gas processing plant in Williams County, ND, has resumed full operations following a fire on July 8 that was
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Woman Dies After Blast at Missouri Pyrotechnics Plant

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 10:07
Springfield News-Leader reports Dean was injured during the July 3 explosion at the wholesale fireworks plant in Pleasant Hope. The Bureau
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Massive gas explosion in Wisconsin kills veteran firefighter and sends police officer to hospital

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 09:41
Authorities say several firefighters and at least seven civilians also suffered injuries from the explosion
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Methane fire at waste water plant under investigation

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 08:40
to close a valve near plant leaking methane, but were able to send a safety team to do so and cut off the gas. This is a developing story.
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Authorities: Bible camp worker injured in propane tank explosion

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 07:24
JONES, Mich. — Authorities say a propane tank explosion and fire at a camp in southwestern Michigan has injured a worker. The Cass County
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Portion of Soundsphere Factory demolished following fire

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 05:51
STRATFORD - A massive fire has destroyed the Soundsphere Factory on Research Drive in Stratford on Monday. One worker was inside of the
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