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Gas plant in Austin County has residents under mandatory evacuation

HMN-Some residents in Austin County Texas are under a mandatory evacuation following a gas plant explosion.  The evacuations are now extending past a 5 mile radius as fears of a larger explosion loom.  (ABC 13) BELLVILLE, Texas (KTRK) — Several early morning explosions rocked the Western International Gas plant on Highway 159 in Austin County. An evacuation is in progress ...

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Utah crash leads to around 8,000 gallons of crude oil spilled

Crude oil

HMN-Around 8,000 gallons of crude oil spilled after a crash in Carbon County Utah.  1,000 gallons  of the oil entered a nearby waterway where responders worked to contain and prevent further spread. (KSL) CARBONVILLE, Carbon County — Crews spent Friday cleaning up 8,000 gallons of crude oil, much of it spilled into the Price River, following a tanker rollover on ...

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Man discovers wife, her mechanic lover dead following Carbon Monoxide exposure

HMN-A man discovered his wife, and her mechanic lover deceased following a carbon monoxide exposure in a garage. 12 News Now reports that sources say the woman was paying for mechanic services by having sex with the mechanic. NEWARK, N.J. — A city man returned home to discover his wife was having an affair with her car mechanic – and ...

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SWAT and HAZMAT called to suspected marijuana grow house in Florida

Skull

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Amherst responds to suspected illicit drug lab

Drug lab

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Woman overcome with Carbon Monoxide, found during welfare check.

Carbon Monoxide

HMN-During a June 28th welfare check, police arrived to a residence in Jackson, New Jersey, and noted hearing an audible CO alarm going off from inside the residence. HAZMAT crew members found many different cleaning chemical containers open inside the residence.  (Central Jersey) JACKSON – A resident was rescued when police officers conducted a check at her home on Wild ...

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Billings firefighters extinguish methane fire

Methane

HMN-Billings Montana firefighters extinguished a Methane fire that erupted at a wastewater treatment facility. The initial plan was to send a team in to isolate valves feeding the tank, however the original plan did not work. The team had to isolate farther down the line than planned. (Billings gazette) A methane tank that caught fire at the Billings wastewater treatment ...

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Boston explosion blamed on chemical experimentation

Explosion

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Kemaman Industrial Firefighters Battle Multiple Crude Tank Fires

Industrial fire

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Cape Town gas explosion injures atleast 5

Gas explosion

HMN-Atleast 5 people have been injured in a gas explosion coming from a Cape Town restaurant. HazSim Pro training system has been used to train across the U.S since 2011. Trainers in HazMat and Confined Space realized that ‘tapping the student on the shoulder’ was NOT effective training. This system uses NO hazardous materials and although may not look exactly ...

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