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Suspected gas explosions across Massachusetts destroys multiple homes


HMN-Multiple suspected gas explosions level homes across Massachusetts. Investigators are still looking into the cause. (CNN) (CNN) — Multiple suspected gas explosions have set structures on fire across dozens of blocks and forced evacuations in Lawrence, Andover and North Andover, Massachusetts State Police said Thursday. A middle school in North Andover and residents of a senior center in Andover have ...

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HAZMATTERS: Detour Gold ERT Today on HAZMATTERS we salute the ERT members of Detour Gold in Cochrane, Ontario, Canada. This team consists of 60 fixed facility responders, who focus on an industrial based site.  The members are all crossed staffed to other apparatus, to effectively respond to any kind of incident that comes their way. Being a fixed facility team, ...

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MCI declared at Ohio prison, Calling for HAZMAT


  HMN-Broadcastify is reporting a MCI and requesting a hazmat team enroute with  narcan. This story will be updated through out the day. Audio here UPDATE (ABC) CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) – Several people at the Ross Correctional Institution were hospitalized Wednesday morning. The Chillicothe Gazette reports at least 20 RCI officers and inmates were experiencing possible opioid overdose symptoms. The ...

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(Breaking) Active acid leak on I-880 in California


HMN-An active Nitric acid, and Sulfuric acid leak has closed I-880 in both directions Friday afternoon. (ABC) HAYWARD, Calif. — A sulphuric and nitric acid leak from a truck has forced the closure I-880 in both directions near the Winton Avenue exit in Hayward, according to a spokesman for the CHP. Officer Manuel Leal said the leak was reported shortly ...

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HAZMATTERS: Paulding County EMA


  HAZMATTERS: Paulding County EMA Today on this edition of HAZMATTERS, we are highlighting the responders from Paulding County EMA, from Paulding, Ohio. The Paulding County Emergency Management Agency serves a population of around 19,000 with a mostly volunteer based team of 18. In their initial response area, the team has a potential response to 2 railroads, 2 major highways, ...

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