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Oh Sh%! – Septic tank truck collides with car, hazmat team called to clean up spill

From: First Coast News – JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A hazmat team with the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department was called to cleanup a big mess after a septic tank truck collided head-on with car on the city’s northside Wednesday morning, authorities said. The accident happened about 8 a.m. on Dunn Avenue near Interstate 295. According to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, ...

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HAZMAT spill causes major delays on I-95 South

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — A fuel spill from a vehicle crash on I-95 South at mile marker 77 in Richmond has traffic backed up nearly two miles.  Motorists can expect major delays due to the accident. Currently, there is a two-mile backup. The crash occurred around 11:25 a.m. when an oil truck, which was being towed, overturned. There were no injuries. ...

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HazMat: 607 still closed due to 300-gallon spill of a corrosive product

Source: ROBIN FITZGERALDrfitzgerald@sunherald.com HANCOCK COUNTY — Mississippi 607 north of Interstate 10 remained closed Thursday as hazardous-material workers continued to clean up from the spill of a corrosive product that resulted in Wednesday night’s shutdown of I-10 from Hancock County and across the Louisiana state line. About 300 gallons of corrosive material spilled, said Hancock County Emergency Management Director Brian ...

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Tractor trailer crash shuts down Interstate 78 West in Berks

video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player UPPER BERN TWP., Pa. – Source WFMZ Read more from WFMZ.com at: http://www.wfmz.com/news/news-regional-berks/Tractor-trailer-crash-shuts-down-Interstate-78-West-in-Berks/35556458 Police have cited a truck driver for speeding, in connection with a fiery accident involving four tractor trailers that closed a stretch of Interstate 78 West in Berks County for more than six hours, Tuesday afternoon. According to state police records, Mariusz ...

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Hazmat team responds after CO2 tanker rolls on State Highway 1 in Northland – NZ

According to  stuff.co.nz  out of New Zealand: A CO2 tanker has ruptured after rolling on State Highway 1 in Northland early Tuesday morning. Five fire trucks and a hazmat team were called to attend the scene at 4.20am on Otioro Road, south of Kaiwaka and north of Wellsford. The driver was uninjured. NZTA tweeted that SH1 near Topuni was opened ...

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Lawmakers, emergency managers seek rail hazmat plans

Source: KARE11 ST. PAUL, Minn. — Lawmakers, emergency managers and citizen safety advocates Tuesday called on rail carriers to divulge more about their hazardous material accident response planning. “The US Department of transportation predicts quite accurately that there will be 10 catastrophic oil train explosions per year in the United States, and there have been six,” Rep. Frank Hornstein, a ...

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Train Derailment, Fire Prompts Evacuation in Tennessee – Video

Source (Video): wochit news   Source ABC News and AP A car on a CSX train carrying a flammable and toxic substance derailed and caught fire in eastern Tennessee, prompting the evacuation of thousands of people within a 2-mile radius. Blount County Fire Department Lt. Johnny Leatherwood said a call about the train derailment came in Wednesday night at 11:50 ...

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Deadly truck accident in La Porte causes hazmat spill – video

Source: MyFoxHouston FOX 26 News | MyFoxHouston MyFoxHouston – A deadly truck accident in La Porte caused a hazmat leak and and had a good part of Highway 225 shutdown for hours. The driver of the 18 wheeler died at the scene. Officials say the truck went over a barrier and hit a natural gas line. Sky Fox was over ...

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Signs in Detroit telling truckers with hazardous materials to use bridge ‘a mistake’

Source: The Windsor Star Dave Battagello Jun 18, 2015 – 5:38 PM EDT Last Updated: Jun 18, 2015 – 6:01 PM EDT Recently installed signs near the Ambassador Bridge entrance in Detroit instructing truckers carrying hazardous waste materials to exit and use the 86-year-old crossing “are a mistake,” said a spokesman for the Michigan Department of Transportation. Currently, hazmat as ...

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