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Little Rock man faces charges after spitting acid at police

Little Rock acid

Sign up for the Hazmatnation mailing list! HMN-THV11 reports that the man was hospitalized after pouring an acidic drain cleaner into his mouth-and spitting it at several police officers.  The police were originally called for a violation of a protection order. LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – A Little Rock man was hospitalized after pouring drain cleaner in his mouth, then ...

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Dallas HAZMAT clears scene at baptist church

Potassium Cyanide

HMN-Dallas HAZMAT has cleared a scene at a local baptist church Easter morning.  A downtown mega church received what they considered a suspicious evnvelope and alerted authorities. (Dallas News) Dallas Fire-Rescue hazmat crews cleared the scene at First Baptist Dallas on Sunday morning after someone at the downtown megachurch received what was deemed a suspicious envelope. The incident was reported ...

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Explosions in Lubbock caused by compressed gas cylinders

Explosion

HMN-According to KCBD, compressed gas cylinders are the cause of explosions in Lubbock Texas. Initially a structure fire, the flames impinged on the cylinders leading to the explosions. LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) – Lubbock fire investigators released their initial report on Thursday night, as they work to determine the cause of a deadly fire and house explosion in Tech Terrace. The ...

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Six dead after blast at Czech refinery

Refinery explosion

Sign up for the Hazmatnation mailing list! HMN-6 are dead after a tank explosion in a Czech refinery.  2 others are being treated with injuries.  Fire crews have confirmed there is no chance of a secondary explosion at this time. (Euronews) Six people have died and an unknown number have been seriously injured in an explosion at a Unipetrol refinery ...

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