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Man Dead In Hyde Park Hazmat Situation Was Homebrewer

HMN- Chicago, Illinois media reporting hazmat was called in to a death in an area apartment. HYDE PARK — A man was found dead in his Hyde Park apartment early Wednesday in a situation that required a hazardous materials team to respond. Zackary Padove was found in his apartment when police arrived at 2:30 a.m. at the building in the ...

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Chemical spill under investigation in western Iowa

HMN- According to channel 6 wowt.com a fertilizer spill caused concern. ODEBOLT, Iowa Iowa environmental officials are investigating a chemical fertilizer spill in western Iowa. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources say a tanker carrying ammonium thiosulfate, a liquid fertilizer, tipped over Friday morning in Odebolt. Investigators say the tanker, which was bound for a bulk plant in Boone, was carrying ...

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Two firefighters call “May Day” in explosion near Chicago

HMN- According to CBS Chicago “Pets Killed In House Fire, Explosion In South Suburbs” (CBS) — A house explosion and fire in south suburban Oak Lawn injured two firefighters and killed pets who were trapped inside. The incident began around 4 p.m. Friday at 163rd and Kedvale, alongside Interstate 57. Neighbors say they heard a large explosion. “The whole entire ...

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Shrewsbury honors Ljunggren as outstanding firefighter

Firefighter Bob Ljunggren of Shrewsbury (second from left) holds the plaque proclaiming him 2016 Outstanding Firefighter as he gathers with his (l to r) daughter Samantha, wife Lynn, daughter Ashley, and colleague Firefighter David Hodgerney. Photo/submitted HMN- Shrewbury News  Shrewsbury – Firefighter Bob Ljunggren maintains a full work schedule with four jobs at different locations including the Shrewsbury Fire Department, ...

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Noxious substance sprayed during fight between two groups

12 Hurt in Acid Attack at London Club General view of the Mangle nightclub in Dalston, east London on Monday April 17, 2017. London police are investigating an acid attack at a London club that led to a mass evacuation with 12 people injured. Police said Monday April 17, 2017 that 12 people were treated at hospitals for burns. None ...

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Nerve Agent and VX Review

By David Millstein, April 2017 Your flight is delayed. As you sit with perhaps hundreds of other people in the terminal you become bored, even frustrated as times slowly passes. It’s late and you want to get home. Glancing up, you notice a small commotion at a gate desk and you assume it is another frustrated passenger with yet another ...

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Chemical spill clears Oregon HS science lab

HMN- Firefighters responded Friday to chemical spill in science lab storage closet at Redmond High School in Oregon according to KTVZ Channel 21. (Photo: Redmond Fire and Rescue) REDMOND, Ore. – (Update: More details from fire marshal) A chemical spill in a storage closet at Redmond High School on Friday prompted evacuation and sealing of the classroom and sent two teachers ...

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HAZMAT, law enforcement, and coroner on scene at Pennsylvania hotel

Ammonia leak

  HMN-Multiple agencies, including a county coroner are on scene at a hotel in Pennsylvania tonight.  Details are limited and will be updated as they come to us. WFMZ provides more. UPPER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP, Pa. – The Lehigh County coroner’s office as well as multiple police and EMS units, including hazmat units, are on scene of some sort of incident ...

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Toxicology reports confirm children in HAZMAT incident died from phosphine gas exposure

According to KVII: AMARILLO, Texas (KVII) — The toxicology results for the four children that died in a HAZMAT incident at a North Amarillo home in January confirm the children all died from Aluminum Phosphide poisoning. On January 2, 9-year-old Johnnie Balderas, 7-year-old Filipe Balderas, 11-year-old Josue Balderas and 17-year-old Yasmeen Balderas were all found dead due to the deadly phosphine ...

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