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Chemical leak stopped after train derailment in D.C.

HMN-The derailment of a CSX train in Washington, D.C. has forced many commuters to find a different way to work. Emergency Services, including hazardous materials teams, were at the site.   New Video Shows CSX Train Derailment in Washington, DC Exclusive: CSX Train Derailment and hazmat at Rhode Island Ave, NE Washington, DC

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Train derailment causes HazMat leak and evacuation – video

UPDATES from The Daily Advertiser: Residents of about 120 homes, including a mobile home park, remain evacuated because of an 11-car train derailment in Scott, Master Troop Brooks David told The Daily Advertiser. More

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Chemical exposure prompts medic response

Source: KIRO7 TUKWILA, Wash. — Three men at a Tukwila rail yard are reporting shortness of breath after being exposed to hazardous chemicals. Two of the men are being evaluated by medics on-scene. The other man was transported to Valley Medical Center. The chemicals appear to have come from a shipping container containing corrosive material. The rail yard, situated in ...

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CNG Trash Truck Explosion – Video

Source: Youtube/Associated Press Related: How well do you know your 4 gas detector? Quiz

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Tank cars full of sulfuric acid derail off tracks in Martinez, hazmat crews at the scene

Source: KRON MARTINEZ (KRON) – Hazmat crews have been called to the scene where three train tank cars derailed off their tracks in Martinez Wednesday morning. The train tank cars derailed around 8 a.m. on Marina Vista Avenue and Interstate 680 near the Benicia Bridge. The tank cars are full of sulfuric acid but are not leaking, according to the ...

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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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DOT Hazard Placards

DOT Hazard Placards Every good firefighter fries onions plus roasts chicken monthly!   How do you remember them?  There are many variations of the above.   Take the Quiz!  Test your DOT Placard Knowledge

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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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