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Hazmat Crews Called to Home After Report of Intruder

HMN- We cant help but think it went something like this  “Freeze your under arrest! Put your hands behind your back, this is the Poli… uh Hazmat Team!” Police investigation into a man breaking onto a residence results in an arrest and hazmat situation. “”   HANOVER, Mass. —An arrest has been made after a hazmat situation in Hanover. Hanover ...

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Confined Space Entry for recovery in SC

Confined Space Entry: Greenwood, South Carolina According to the Index-Journal: WARE SHOALS — A hand-spun winch lowered a firefighter 35 feet below the ground late Monday night — into the well where a Ware Shoals man accidentally drowned, according to Greenwood County Coroner Sonny Cox. Haskell N. Henderson’s body was recovered from the well at about 11:55 p.m. at a ...

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Chemical Assault? Hanover HazMat deployed to suspicious chemicals at crime scene

“” Hanover HazMat, According to NECN.com Crews responded to a hazmat situation Tuesday in Hanover, Massachusetts. Police say a resident on Bates Way called 911 to report an intruder. When officers arrived, they say they found a man on the first floor with a bucket that was emitting vapors. The officers reported the incident to Hanover Fire, who determined it ...

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Overturned tank truck of ethylene glycol in Baltimore

Update: Baltimore City FD Special Operations D shift units responded for an overturned tank truck. The landing gear on the trailer portion failed when separating from the tractor. The tank contained approximately 5000 gallons of ethylene glycol. Members from Squad 26 and Truck 6 quickly stabilized the trailer and secured the leaking dome lid. Hazmat 3 (spill response unit) and Engine ...

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Police chase leads to Hazmat situation

HMN-According to KMSP, a police chase ended with nine people going to the hospital for noxious fume inhalation. LINO LAKES, Minn. (KMSP) – A police chase from Blaine, Minnesota to Lino Lakes, Minnesota ended with a strange twist Tuesday morning, with nine people taken to the hospital for exposure to noxious fumes. According to the Blaine Police Department, officers attempted ...

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Propane tank explosion at Bluffton home kills one person

HMN- One person was dead after propane grill exploded according to WJCL News Bluffton, SC —One person is dead after a propane tank exploded near a grill outside of a Bluffton home. Bluffton Police say it happened in Bluffton’s Hampton Lake subdivision Sunday night. The cause of that explosion is now under investigation. WJCL will continue to update this story ...

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Hazmat team moves fast to save dad and daughter from mercury spill

HMN- Mercury spill  making the news again,  this time from a broken thermometer which exposed a young child and her father to the heavy metal.   News according to  The Star.com  Kuching, Malaysia : A hazardous materials (Hazmat) emergency response team reacted swiftly to contain a mercury spill at a home here that had put a man and his young ...

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Industrial fire at 124-year-old facility, Hazmat crews respond

HMN- Industrial fire at 124-year-old facility,”First responders noted seeing smoke and fire inside the idustrial  building, which houses steel and fiber drums, plastic barrels and a variety of other totes used by oil and chemical companies.” according to mlive.com MARNE, MI — Officials from numerous fire departments were dispatched Friday morning to an industrial fire in northeast Ottawa County. The fire, ...

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Hazmat Crews Clean Up Mercury Spill in Ca.

Mercury spill

HMN- Mercury found in public leads to hazardous materials clean up according to Patch.Com CONTRA COSTA COUNTY, CA — Hazardous materials crews have finished cleaning up a mercury spill that was discovered Monday morning on a street in Antioch, officials with Contra Costa County Health Services said Friday. Crews found liquid mercury in seven places in the 2200 block of ...

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Hazmat at Harwich Fire Station

Update : From the Harwich Fire Department: Earlier today a Harwich Resident brought an envelope to the public safety complex that contained a white powder. The Harwich Fire Department requested a Tier 1 response (minor) from the Massachusetts HazMat Team to evaluate the substance. After a thorough investigation it was determine that the substance was not harmful and that the letter had ...

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