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One deputy dead, several injured after liquid nitrogen exposure Liquid Nitrogen kills deputy, injures others.

One deputy dead, several injured after liquid nitrogen exposure Liquid Nitrogen kills deputy, injures others.       HMN-A deputy is dead after trying to rescue workers that had been overcome by liquid nitrogen.  WRDW reports that the Xytex facility does cryopreservation of cells and tissues. According to WRDW: AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) — The Richmond County Coroner says Sgt. Greg Meagher ...

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Roseville HazMat Task Force Responds To Rail Car Incident

HMN- Roseville, Ca. HazHat Task Force responded to a railroad tank car incident on January 30th.  According to the department Facebook page the incident involved Vinyl Acetate as noted in the UN# 1301 (2016 ERG Guide 129). Photo Credit: Roseville Fire Department Facebook “This morning Roseville dispatchers received a call from Union Pacific Railroad regarding an employee who noticed vapor ...

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1 person dead after gas leak at Montgomery home – Hydrogen Sulfide

WSFA.com Montgomery Alabama news. According to WSFA.com: MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) – A death investigation has been opened after one person died in a gas leak at a Montgomery home, according to the Montgomery Police Department. First responders were called to a residence in the 100 block of East Fairview Avenue around 11 a.m. Friday on reports of a suspected gas ...

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BREAKING-Two rescued after London oil storage fire

  HMN-Multiple units responded to an oil storage fire in London today.  Two workers were able to escape, however two other workers had to be rescued from the roof.  According to the Evening Standard, the flames are now under control.   Dramatic pictures show smoke billowing from the three storey building in Erith after the blaze broke out on Friday ...

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UPS Worker Rushed to Hospital after Hazardous Materials Spill

HMN- News from KAJO.com reports a United Parcel Service employee was hospitalized after a loading dock incident. A United Parcel Service worker was rushed to a Grants Pass hospital yesterday following a hazardous material spill in the north part of the city. The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety and American Medical Response were dispatched to a report of a male ...

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White powder found at UPS store was drugs, haz-mat team says

HMN-News according to Canadian CBC.ca “A white powder from a package at a UPS store in downtown Saskatoon has been tested and found to be drugs. The specialized haz-mat unit of the Saskatoon Fire Department was sent to a UPS store in Saskatoon Thursday, responding to a concern about suspicious package. Paramedics arrived shortly after 2 p.m. CST and interviewed ...

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HazMat Medic gets needle screwed into bone

HazMat Medic – Tough to the bone HMN – It is not uncommon to have a hazmat medic on your team.  However, in the world of Fire based EMS and HazMat it is rare to have a HazMat team under the umbrella of an EMS agency.  They are few and proud but EMS based HazMat Medics are a strong bunch.  Here we ...

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2 people, 2 cats found dead in Berkeley apartment; cause unknown

Berkeley HazMat Response First responders are in the 3000 block of Deakin Street but details are slim. Photo: Sean Rouse According to Berkeleyside.com: Berkeley police and firefighters are on the scene at 3028 Deakin St. to investigate the mysterious deaths of two people and two cats. The block has been closed to vehicle and pedestrian traffic due to the ongoing investigation, Berkeley Police ...

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Tanker Fire Explosion in Ohio – Video

Explosion Ohio According to 10TV.com COLUMBUS – Explosion Ohio : All roads have reopened except for one ramp after a single-vehicle crash and large fire near Dublin in northwest Columbus. The crash happened on the ramp from US 33 east to I-270 north Monday morning. Police say a tractor-trailer was on the ramp when the driver lost control and crashed. ...

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HazMat situation declared after industrial explosion at International Paper Plant

Breaking News Industrial explosion rips through International Paper plant     HMN-Industrial explosion at International Paper Plant being treated as a HazMat situation.  According to NorthEscambia.com , a major explosion ripped through the facility this evening.  All personnel are currently accounted for. – All Escambia County Schools will be in session on Monday, per Superintendent Malcolm Thomas. -Current situation is ...

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