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Industrial fire sparked by petrol tank explosion

Industrial fire

HMN-A petrol tank explosion sparked an industrial fire that has crews dousing to attempt to extinguish.  The explosion is thought to have ignited nearby metal stockpiles.  (ABC) Authorities expect a large industrial fire caused by an exploding petrol tank in Cairns to burn for hours. Thick black smoke is pouring out of the Sims Metal recycling yard in Portsmith. Police ...

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Six hospitalized in Boston area refrigerant leak.

Refrigerant

HMN-Six have been hospitalized for symptoms including nausea after a refrigerant leak at a Boston area supermarket.  Responders in Weymouth, MA responded to the scene with fire and hazmat crews. (WCVB) WEYMOUTH, Mass. — A refrigerant leak caused a hazmat team to respond to a Shaw’s Supermarket in Weymouth. Fire officials said there was a medical call Sunday morning for ...

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