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Chico couple pleads guilty to child endangerment charges in honey oil lab explosion

    Enterprise Record      OROVILLE — A Chico couple pleaded guilty Wednesday to child endangerment charges stemming from a butane honey oil lab explosion earlier this year at their north Chico home, prosecutors announced. The Butte County District Attorney’s Office said Evan Palmer, 30, and Brittany Larsen, 28, pleaded guilty to endangering their 5-month-old baby. Palmer additional pleaded guilty ...

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Suicide bombers kill more than 207 people and hurt 500 in ‘targeted attack on Christians’ on Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka: Americans, British and Dutch among the dead in eight blasts at churches and five-star hotels

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Haz-Mat incident at UCLA results in LAFD Haz-Mat Response

  ABC7    WESTWOOD, LOS ANGELES (KABC) — A hazmat team responded to UCLA on a report of a student being injured in a chemical reaction Tuesday night. After assessing the scene, officials determined the student had only incurred minor lacerations and no chemicals had been spilled. The incident occurred around 8 p.m. at a laboratory inside a four-story science ...

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5 People Arrested in Connection With Chemical Bomb Thrown at Officer, Resident

  Epoch Times   Five people were arrested in connection with a chemical bomb thrown at a police officer and a resident in Arvada, Colorado on April 6th. “Multiple arrests have been made reference the chemical device used against law enforcement and a citizen,” Arvada police tweeted the day after the incident. “We want to thank our amazing community for the ...

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VIDEO: Durham gas explosion

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Hazardous Materials team called to investigate substance found in vacuum bag

  KomoNews     SEATTLE – A mystery substance in a vacuum sealed bag sparked a hazardous materials response and the evacuation of a bio lab building Thursday in the University District. The substance was later found to be non-hazardous brewer’s yeast. A hazmat team from the Seattle Fire Department initially responded to the scene, the Sound BioLab building near 47th Street ...

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Crosby, TX Chemical plant explosion; Shelter in place for nearby schools

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Driver killed after ammonium nitrate explodes in south Arkansas; area evacuated after blast that was heard miles away

Camden News   The driver of a fertilizer truck was killed when the truck’s wheels caught fire and it exploded in southern Arkansas Wednesday morning, causing a boom that was heard for miles and prompting an evacuation of the surrounding area, authorities said. Arkansas Department of Emergency Management spokeswoman Melody Daniel confirmed the fatality and said three firefighters were also ...

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Overturned 18 wheeler transporting chemicals shuts down roadway, 2nd vehicle requiring extrication to remove driver

      WSPA       EASLEY, S.C. (WSPA) — Authorities say a tractor trailer hauling a chemical overturned after sideswiping a pickup truck in Easley. The crash happened around 9:30 a.m. Tuesday on Highway 123 near SC 124. Lance Cpl. Joe Hovis with the S.C. Highway Patrol said the tractor trailer driver crossed a center line and sideswiped a ...

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HAZMAT teams called to Manchester prison; three staff members hospitalized

  WYMT     MANCHESTER, Ky. (WYMT) – Three Bureau of Prisons staff members at the Federal Corrections Insititute in Manchester were hospitalized Monday. Officials say the staff members were all working in or near the facility’s mail room when they began feeling ill. In a release from the Federal Bureau of prisons, officials say HAZMAT teams were dispatched to test ...

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