Author Archives: Michael Shedd

Suspicious package leaves FedEx worker ill at Hopkins Airport

CLEVELAND – An investigation is underway after a hazmat situation at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport Tuesday morning.. Members of the Cleveland Divisions of Police and Fire along with other law enforcement agencies responded to 5071 Postal Drive around 7 a.m. Sources tell the Fox 8 I-Team a FedEx driver got dizzy when he picked up a box and also felt ...

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HAZMATTERS: Westmoreland County Hazardous Materials Response Team 800

This week’s HAZMATTERS comes to us from Westmorland County, PA, as Team 800, an all hazards team Team 800 information:  “PA Region 13 covers a population of 3 million over a 9,550 square mile area. There are 706 local Municipalities, 713 Fire Departments, 392 Police Departments, 203 EMS Agencies, 65 Hospitals, 9 State Certified HazMat Teams, and 2 Explosive Teams. ...

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Explosion at Panda Express

KAILUA-KONA — A Panda Express employee was taken to the hospital for burn injuries after a suspected gas explosion around lunchtime Monday at Kona Commons. Several businesses in the Kona Commons area were evacuated because of the explosion. Employees and business patrons were waiting in the parking lot as they watched personnel from the Hawaii Fire and Hawaii Police departments ...

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Amazon Corporation Building Collapse kills 2, HAZ-MAT responds.

BALTIMORE (AP) — Two people were killed when part of an Amazon distribution warehouse collapsed amid severe weather, a spokeswoman for the retail giant said Saturday. The men worked for an outside company and not Amazon, spokeswoman Rachael Lighty said. No one else was injured when severe storms with strong winds tore through Maryland Friday evening, she said. News reports ...

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Ricin detected in parcels shipped to U.S Pentagon

The FBI, along with the DOD are reporting limited information about an early morning incident in that 2 mail parcels inbound to the US Pentagon’s Mail Reciving facility have been confirmed to contain Ricin, both of which were located this morning.   It has not been disclosed who they were shipped to, or the origin of both parcels. The FBI ...

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