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Aurelia is getting back to normal after ammonia evacuation

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 17:21
on the tank began leaking ammonia. The evacuation of the town of about a thousand people followed as the ammonia plume drifted north into
Categories: HAZMAT

4 hospitalized in chemical spill outside Pilgrim’s plant

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 09:32
plant were evacuated after the spill of peracetic acid was detected. Four people were hospitalized as a result of breathing chemicals from
Categories: HAZMAT

No Injuries in WA Welding Firm Fire

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 08:15
Kepler said. The cause was not immediately clear. There were no injuries in the incident. Fire crews first saw flames coming from the
Categories: HAZMAT

Fire, Blast at MO Recycling Center

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 08:15
, likely from aluminum powder in the building. Crews are expected to be on scene for a few more hours overnight. There were no injuries in
Categories: HAZMAT

Port Neches residents concerned about plant leak

Sun, 09/23/2018 - 22:13
hour of the incident, and that only a small amount of Styrene was released. The smell of Styrene was so strong, it only took a small amount
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Hazmat Crews Clean Up After Rowlett Fire

Sun, 09/23/2018 - 21:59
at Gleco Plating. No one was hurt, but hazmat crews will be on scene much of the night to make sure chemicals released in the fire don't
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SAFD: Dust explosion caused fire at Toyota facility

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 10:53
A dust explosion in a building on the Toyota campus on San Antonio's South Side started a fire Thursday morning, officials said. San Antonio
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3 Children, 2 Adults Hospitalized; Possible Carbon Monoxide

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 07:57
calendar has Wednesday listed as a Teacher Planning Day. Carbon monoxide is an odorless, colorless gas that is toxic to humans and animals.
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2-alarm fire with explosions in Kent

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 07:53
A two-alarm fire burned a Kent business Thursday morning, though no injuries were reported. The fire started about 3:30 a.m. at AAA Welding
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Large fire breaks out at Joplin recycling building

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 23:29
felt, likely from aluminum powder in the building. Crews are expected to be on scene for a few more hours overnight. No injuries have been
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Fire crews respond to HAZMAT in Bensalem

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 22:20
County fire crews were on the scene of a hazardous materials incident involving an underground propane tank in Bensalem Wednesday night. It
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Firefighter Critically Injured Battling Commercial Building Fire -

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 17:42
to be propane tanks away from the burning structure. The cause of the fire remained under investigation. Firefighter Critically Injured
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Marathon Reports Small Leak, Emissions at Galveston Bay Refinery

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 08:30
the leak." The emissions that followed, including some 500 pounds of propane, began Tuesday morning and were expected to end later in the
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Evacuations lifted after ammonia leak in Lincoln Parish

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 18:37
says when law enforcement responded, they immediately enforced evacuations. "They decided to evacuate everybody within a one-mile radius,”
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New Britain building gutted by blaze

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 18:16
reignited from the chemicals used in the business. Two firefighters were sent to the hospital to be treated for exposure to chemicals, Fire
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Another Coal-Ash Spill Reported at Duke Site in North Carolina

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 17:26
, the Environmental Protection Agency’s, director of the Office of Emergency Management. It was unknown how much of the toxic substance was
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