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5-alarm warehouse fire sends toxic smoke into air

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 12:35
of the smoke were urged to shelter in place. Fire Captain Garon Mosby says "A great majority of these chemicals will evaporate into the
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Fire At Lincoln Mill Fuels Concerns About Asbestos, Other Toxins

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 11:50
contamination. The protective gear worn by firefighters from as many as 11 agencies might need replacement after the fire destroyed a scale
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Emergency crews respond to hazardous materials incident at Manchester hospital

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 11:34
with a hazardous materials situation and that emergency crews are on the scene. Eliot Hospital confirmed to 7News that a Hazmat incident is
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Massive St. Louis warehouse fire still burning

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 11:33
truck. Two firefighters had injuries. One of the buildings collapsed and one person, a warehouse worker, was taken to the hospital for smoke
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U.S. Steel Tried to Keep Latest Spill Secret

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 09:20
. U.S. Steel's Midwest Plant spilled 56.7 pounds of chromium-contaminated water into a tributary of Lake Michigan on Oct. 25, according to
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No injuries in Thursday morning Atkinson fire that destroyed landscape company's equipment, drew firefighters from six towns

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 07:30
elderly couple and one of their mothers. "There was minor damage to the vinyl siding on two structures on the property," Murphy said. The
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3 injured in blast at vodka distillery in northeast Harris County

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 11:57
the fact. Hazmat crews are working to make the scene safe for investigators to enter. Fire officials say three people were injured. One
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Fire officials respond to propane tank explosion near Hamilton

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 11:34
explosion are okay. A propane leak caused the explosion, the propane had settled underneath the trailer because propane is heavier than air
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Mercury spill closes portions of Cincinnati VA Medical Center

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 11:06
an outside commercial environmental response team needed to come on site and evaluate the situation further. The outside environmental firm
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Ammonia leak disrupts production at Butterball plant

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 09:51
November 6 in Jonesboro, Arkansas, as a result of an ammonia leak. Nobody was injured in the incident, reported KAIT. The Jonesboro area
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Firefighters battle fire at chemical plant in Ledyard | WTNH Connecticut News

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 14:22
Chemical Company in Ledyard (WTNH / Report-It) LEDYARD, Conn. (WTNH) — Firefighters are on the scene of an active fire at the Dow Chemical
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Hazmat situation on Pearl and Washington clear

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 14:22
off is still unknown as the incident is still under investigation. No one was injured during the incident and the area has been cleared.
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Kenston Intermediate School evacuated due to odor in building

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 13:55
inspected the building and there were no detectable odors of gas, and no carbon monoxide was found. The school told parents that students
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Firefighters fighting fire at chemical plant in CT

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 13:54
are battling a fire at a chemical plant in Connecticut on Wednesday afternoon. The fire was reported at Dow Chemical Plant in Gales Ferry
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Fire Forces Evacuation of Unilever Ice Cream Plant

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 12:43
site posed a risk, but the chemical remained safe during the incident. “We can confirm everyone is safe and evacuated. We are looking into
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