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Structure fire at Berkeley County autoshop

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 07:06
6 fire departments on scene. The flames have also destroyed several cars. There are no reports of injuries at this time. Gross Ave and
Categories: HAZMAT

Oil well leak reported Wednesday in southeast Oklahoma City

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 05:27
of oil spilled was on Byers and Stiles avenues. Firefighters and a hazardous materials crew built temporary dams with dirt to slow the
Categories: HAZMAT

Worker in stable condition after being exposed to chlorine gas leak

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 21:05
being exposed to a level 1 HAZMAT situation Wednesday morning. The Rochester Fire Department says there was a chlorine gas leak outside a
Categories: HAZMAT

Fire Crews Contain Small Chemical Fire At STERIS In Mentor

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 15:22
fire in a lab storing chemicals, but the chemicals were deemed not to be a public health hazard, officials said. No one was hurt in the fire
Categories: HAZMAT

NW Kansas business a total loss after fire

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 12:24
all the plastic, the fire burned until the early hours of Monday, according to Weber. The facility is a total loss. There were no injuries.
Categories: HAZMAT

Koch Foods ammonia leak hospitalizes 22 people

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 11:15
plant was evacuated. Officials with the Gadsden/Etowah County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) said the 22 people sent to hospitals were
Categories: HAZMAT

One Dead After Explosion in Sanford

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 04:52
at Sadler Automotive in Sanford Thursday. He was preparing to fill a nitrous oxide tank. His name has not yet been released. The Lee County
Categories: HAZMAT

Chemical Spill Causes Evacuation of UMES

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 08:31
reports of injuries but that the contractor taken to the hospital as a precautionary measure. Four others who breathed in the fumes decline
Categories: HAZMAT

Gasket Blamed for Croda EO Plant Leak

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 06:01
An incorrect gasket fitted on a pipe during construction of Croda Inc.'s new bio-ethanol plant was the cause of a gas leak, company
Categories: HAZMAT

Cutco equipment fire quickly contained, results in no injuries

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 20:02
8:17 p.m. “The employees at Cutco controlled the fire with a dry chemical fire extinguisher,” Bell said, adding sprinkler heads also helped
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Hazmat team cleaning up chemical spill on CU campus

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 19:26
Biochemistry building as a hazardous material team cleans up a small chemical spill that sent one person to the hospital. Police announced
Categories: HAZMAT

Five departments respond to fire at Imlay City business

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 17:52
. At approximately 3 p.m. flames reached a gas tank, causing it to explode. No one was injured in the fire, but Imlay City school students
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Delaware Memorial Bridge reopens after toxic gas leak is contained

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 09:14
use to industrial chemicals. Croda bought the site from Uniqema in 2006. The process of turning ethanol into ethylene oxide is new —
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TX: Plant Explosion In Pecos County

Fri, 11/23/2018 - 13:50
hurt. Jessie Dominguez, Emergency Manager and Coordinator for Pecos County, says a 24-inch pipe exploded just outside the Waha Gas Plant
Categories: HAZMAT

Large fire erupts at Rose Hill industrial building

Wed, 11/21/2018 - 04:43
. No one was hurt but officials say they had to be careful because there was a lot of toxic paint in the
Categories: HAZMAT

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
Categories: HAZMAT