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Concerning substance found at Nipomo property

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(KSBY) HMN-The discovery is believed to be a Honey Oil lab.   UPDATE (3:15 p.m.) – Sheriff’s officials say no arrests have been made in connection to the honey oil lab discovery and the investigation is ongoing. UPDATE (12:18 p.m.) – San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s officials say deputies serving an eviction notice at a property along the 1100 block ...

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Substance being investigated after Las Vegas death

(Las Vegas Sun) HMN-Hazmat has been requested because the possible suicide victim, potentially was exposed to a hazardous substance. A hazmat team was requested to help investigate a possible suicide because the dead person “may have been exposed to a hazardous material,” according to Metro Police. The incident was reported in a fourplex in the 5300 block of Retablo Avenue, ...

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(Videos) Hazmat rigs responding

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  HMN-Few things do we love more than watching a rig responding, and a wailing Q siren.  Check out these videos of rigs responding recently.    

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Fire at TESLA plant requires HAZMAT team intervention

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(Breitbart) A recent fire at Tesla’s production plant in Fremont, California, required a hazmat unit to extinguish, but Elon Musk’s car company claims it will not affect production. CNBC reports that a fire broke out at Tesla’s production plant in Fremont, California, in an area where the company stores some hazardous materials. Tesla has previously handled factory fires with its ...

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HAZMAT called after 3 year old found dead in bucket of acid

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HMN-After the tragic discovery, the couples other four children were turned over to Child Protective Services. (East Texas Matters) LAREDO, Texas (NBC News) – Two Laredo parents are facing multiple charges after their 3-year-old daughter’s body was found in a bucket apparently containing acid. Laredo police arrested37-year-old Monica Dominguez and 32-year-old Gerardo Zavala Loredo for allegedly covering up the death of ...

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2 injured in giant meth lab explosion (Video)

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HMN-Video shows a large meth lab explosion in Memphis.   (News 965) Two people were injured when a home in the Nutbush area exploded after catching fire Wednesday evening. “I was just four streets over doing my yard and I heard a loud boom and the next thing I know I hear fire trucks coming,” said Donnie Bishop. Firefighters were ...

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1 injured with chemical burns; building evacuated

(NBC Boston) One person was taken to a hospital after suffering from chemical burns at a biomed processing facility in Milford, Massachusetts. The incident prompted a Tier 2 hazmat response, which resulted in the Fortune Boulevard building’s evacuation late Friday morning, according to the state’s Fire Marshal’s Office. It is unclear how many have been affected by the building evacuation. ...

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Purple water in San Diego?

HMN-Purple water near San Diego had responders out in full force this weekend. San Diego Union Tribune A resident’s report about a creek in Westwood flowing with bright purple water on Sunday afternoon led to a response by several city departments in order to investigate and clean it up. City of San Diego spokesman Anthony Santacroce said the water was ...

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New York oil well fire

  (Bradford Era)   An oil well fire that lit the sky and surrounding hillsides in the town of Allegany, N.Y.,  early Tuesday morning was fought by several fire departments and resulted in an oil spill of 150 gallons, reported fire department officials from the Cattaraugus County Office of Emergency Services. A press release from the office of Chris Baker, ...

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Ottawa County responds to chemical ingestion with intent to self harm

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(WZZM) ALLENDALE, Michigan — ALLENDALE, Mich. – Authorities in Allendale are investigating a haz-mat situation in Allendale. According to the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office, shortly before 3 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 11 emergency responders were called to a residence in the Boulder Ridge development in Allendale Township, on reports that there was hazardous materials inside. It was learned that a ...

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