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18 people sickened by carbon monoxide at apartment complex.

ABC13     HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Firefighters are responding to a carbon monoxide leak at the Raveneaux Apartments at 14500 Cutten Rd in northwest Harris County. Champions Fire Department confirms at least 18 people are being treated, and one person was airlifted via Life Flight to Memorial Hermann Hospital. Firefighters on the scene believe the exposure was caused by a vehicle ...

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Bomb Squad, HazMat teams remove dangerous material from home

WIBW  ESKRIDGE, Kan. (WIBW) — The Riley Co. Police Department’s bomb squad and hazardous material response team, along with multiple law enforcement agencies, all responded to an Eskridge home on Tuesday. According to the Wabaunsee Co. Sheriff’s Office, a family reported there may be explosive material inside a home, at 210 Mulberry St. The response teams located “dangerous and hazardous” ...

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2 SBI agents injured while rendering safe homemade explosive device

WRAL     A man is in custody after two State Bureau of Investigation agents were injured during an explosion early Friday in Sampson County, authorities said. Jimmy Tyndall, 33, was being held on several charges including larcency, possession of a weapon of mass destruction and mephedone possession. He was being held on a bond of $151,000 at the Sampson County ...

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CSX Safety Lapses to blame for 2018 fatal Amtrak collision in South Carolina

  Bloomburg     CSX’s lax approach to safety caused a fatal collision between a passenger train and one of the company’s parked freight trains last year, U.S. accident investigators concluded Tuesday. The National Transportation Safety Board cited what it called multiple layers of failure at CSX that led a conductor to leave a switch in the wrong position, sending an ...

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CS used in London Underground incident, Police searching for 2 male subjects of interest

Sky News      Police are looking for two men after gas was released on a Tube train in London. People were treated at the scene for coughing and lack of breath, police said. Their symptoms suggest the gas is CS gas. There is no further concern for their health. The incident happened at Oxford Circus. British Transport Police received reports of ...

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Deadly Ebola outbreak in DR Congo ‘now a global emergency’

  Sky.com Some 1,650 people have died as government officials and aid agencies have struggled to contain the virus over the past year.   An Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo now constitutes a global public health emergency, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said. Some 1,650 people have lost their lives as government officials and international aid agencies ...

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At least 1 dead, 15 injured in gas explosion at California home

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Dallas firefighters gear-cleaning service suspended until further notice

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Residential structure fire injures 2 firefighters, State Police; Haz-Mat response after HME operation found

  WHDH     CONCORD, MASS. (WHDH) – Two firefighters and a teenager were taken to the hospital Tuesday after a house fire in Concord triggered a potential hazardous materials situation, officials said. A fire at a home on Old Bedford Road prompted firefighters to declare a Tier 1 hazmat situation. Crews responding to the scene around 7:45 p.m. say they ...

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Chemical suicide attempt interrupted by state troopers; Haz-Mat response after troopers exposed to unknown chemicals in vehicle

Syracuse.com     HMN-State troopers pulled a man from the front seat of his Jeep Cherokee as he was allegedly attempting suicide; by using chemicals. Check out THE GRAY AREA by Phil Ambrose on Go/No Go decision making for cases like this one. LAFAYETTE, N.Y. — A Cicero man tried to kill himself early Monday by mixing chemicals in the front ...

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