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Manufacturing plant in Madison evacuated due to smoke

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 08:10
- The Marangoni Tread North America plant in Madison was evacuated overnight. Crews say rubber dust from a machine caught fire and got into
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Firefighters respond to fire at rubber retention levee in Scott

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 06:16
still be an active sub-surface fire. The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality will be working with fire officials, landowners, and
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Police: Contractor accidentally set Wilton roof on fire

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 05:23
to do roofing work and apparently made a mistake gassing up a hot piece of equipment. "He was filling up a gasoline-fed blower, to blow the
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Authorities contain chemical leak

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 00:00
City Utilities, a local Homeland Security director said Tuesday. Hazardous materials crews first reported to 7114 Homestead Road about 11 a
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VIDEO: Crews on scene of a barn fire in rural Chatfield

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 23:03
blaze. That happens when high-moisture bales catch fire because they have chemical reactions that build heat. The fire is no longer under
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BP diesel spill leaks into Catfish Creek, cleanup underway

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 21:41
Cleanup is underway across Dubuque County after a leak from a large diesel storage tank. Authorities said it could take weeks or even months
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Crews respond to metal fire on Stevens St. in Springfield

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 08:48
75 feet from an industrial building . No hazardous materials were found and no one was injured. Investigators believe a spark that formed
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Oil spill threatens Somers reservoir

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 04:37
delivery was being made to a home on Granite Springs Road and the oil tank was compromised or damaged. Emergency officials say part of the
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Chemical leak forces evacuation of a state office building

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 19:01
called to the building for a gas leak. A 250-pound tank of ammonia fell over in a storage room, prompting the evacuation of about 40 people
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AL Chemical Fire Injuries 8

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 17:16
different chemicals. The fire department said a soap type mixture, which has several different chemicals in it, caught fire. A hazardous
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Explosion at manufacturing plant injures 2 workers

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 15:28
N.Y. (AP) - Officials say two workers have suffered serious injuries in an explosion at a Rochester manufacturing plant. City fire officials
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Firefighters held off by ammonia leak on east side

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 08:54
a level two Hazmat situation, which according to the National Fire Protection Association is "an incident involving hazardous materials that
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Kansas Elevator Explosion Injures One

Sun, 08/05/2018 - 14:18
A grain dust explosion at Palmer Grain Co. Inc., Palmer, KS, injured one individual, who was taken by Linn ambulance to the Washington
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Firefighters battled 20-foot flames from silo fire in Troy

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 11:52
worked four trucks to extinguish the flames. Backup crews from Glen Carbon manned the Troy fire department while firefighters were at the
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Barrels of radioactive chemical prompt hazmat response in Bellflower

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 09:31
, and the Environmental Protection Agency was notified and responded, according to the fire department, which identified the substance as
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Ice Skating Complex Evacuated Due To Ammonia Leak In Aston

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 21:43
the scene of a hazmat investigation in Aston on Thursday night. Police: Suspect In Triple Shooting That Left Allentown Teen Dead Turns Self
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Chemical Hazmat Situation At Silicon Valley Company

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 17:45
, CA — City of Santa Clara firefighters responded to a hazardous chemical incident at a circuit board manufacturing company this afternoon,
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State environmental officials say no public health threat from water leak at Millstone

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 17:35
of picocuries per liter. The federal Environmental Protection Agency sets a maximum contamination level of 20,000 picocuries of tritium per
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Fire Destroys Storage Barn At Sunny Meadows Greenhouse

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 10:50
from the eves of the structure which housed multiple chemicals including a 150 Gallon fuel tank which was located on side Charlie of the
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Chemical fire sends 8 to hospital

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 22:47
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