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Large fire erupts at Rose Hill industrial building

8 hours 4 min ago
. No one was hurt but officials say they had to be careful because there was a lot of toxic paint in the
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Workshop destroyed following fire in Mahtowa

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 22:56
four-wheelers and equipment.  He also says propane tanks were inside at the time of the fire. No injuries are reported. Officials say the
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Two Injured From Explosion In Mankato

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 06:51
on a compressed natural gas garbage truck, when the employees noticed the flammable gas was leaking. While people were evacuating the gas
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Large warehouse fire engulfs buildings in Seattle

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 05:36
belong to Northwest Millwork and Gascoigne Lumber. Northwest Millwork produces custom architectural woodwork. Gascoigne is a wholesale
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Employees evacuated from Helena’s Chemical Plant

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 17:01
to stay inside. “Because it’s chemicals you have the Hazmat operation that’s established so you have the Hazmat here and they will be here
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Fire erupts at Weld County oil site while employees worked on it

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 22:29
, there’s still the potential that people are going to get hurt.” Nelson belongs to an environmental group called Colorado Rising. The group
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International Precast Solutions building catches fire in River Rouge

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 05:25
are working to put out at least one remaining gas line fire. No injuries have been reported. International Precast Solutions specializes
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After warehouse fire, Bellingham manufacturer looking for new home

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 19:00
. A damage estimate wasn’t immediately available, said Lee Gordon, spokesman for Mercury Marine in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, which owns Blue
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Fire at chemical company in Axis

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 17:27
AXIS, Ala. (WKRG) -- The Akzo Nobel Chemical Company confirms there was a fire at its Axis facility along Highway 43 on Monday, November
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Crews battle northwest side blaze

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 16:02
of smoke high into the air. Wind and propane tanks caused the fire to spread quickly. No injuries were reported and the cause is under
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Fire at Ohio Cargill Corn Mill Factory

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 12:21
confirmed machinery was on fire inside the factory. Last week, firefighters responded to a fire inside an oil tank at the same facility.
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3,000 gallons of diesel fuel on fire at Weld County oil and gas site sends dark plumes of smoke into sky

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 21:58
Chambers Road at I-70 Loveland father fighting for his life after oil tank explosion Wolf Creek Ski Area removes 4,000 beetle-killed trees
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Fire breaks out at Darling International livestock rendering plant in Lexington

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 10:04
. Berry said the air filtration system throughout the plan was completely destroyed. Some structural damage also occurred to areas of the
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St. Mary’s evacuated after purported gas leak

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 09:33
of lower explosive limit, the concentration of carbon monoxide, and concentration of hydrogen sulfide. Additional resources were called to
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Fire reported in large oil tank inside Dayton Cargill facility

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 09:20
. Initial reports indicate the fire is contained to a 210 gallon oil tank that is believed to be mostly empty. Firefighters are reportedly
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Valero Reports Leak, Emissions at Three Rivers Refinery in Texas

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 19:32
leak and gas emissions at its Three Rivers refinery in south Texas. In a statement on the website of the Texas Commission on Environmental
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BP says wastewater spill into Animas River contained

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 19:24
of brine and salt, as well as hydrocarbons, such as methane and benzene that can carry negative environmental and health impacts. Lozano,
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Weekend fire breaks out at ADM elevator

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 08:59
DECATUR, ILLINOIS, U.S. — Firefighters responded to a dust explosion and fire at Archer Daniels Midland Co.’s North American headquarters
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One Metra worker killed, another injured in trackwork explosion

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 07:16
CHICAGO — One Metra worker was killed and another seriously injured in an explosion during track maintenance work on Saturday. The accident
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Flare shoots into the sky after malfunctioning valve at Torrance Refinery

Sun, 11/04/2018 - 04:39
to a power failure and leak are also incorrect.” Torrance Fire Department officials responded to a call from the refinery at 5:49 p.m. A
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