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UPDATE: Oklahoma drilling rig explosion

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One dead in tragic Jackson County HAZMAT incident

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Mystery drum pulled from Santa Rosa park creek

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5 missing after oil rig explosion in Oklahoma

Oil rig

HMN-Five people are missing after an explosion leveled an oil rig site in Oklahoma. (WRAL) — Five people are missing after a fiery explosion ripped through an eastern Oklahoma drilling rig on Monday, sending plumes of black smoke into the air and leaving a derrick crumpled on the ground, emergency officials said. More than 20 employees were at the natural ...

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Loudoun County fire marshal rules gas storage tank fires accidental

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Hazmat called to Auburn University

Auburn

HMN-Hazmat was called to Auburn University after a chemical poured down a drain filled the area with fumes.  WTVM reports that one person became lightheaded by the fumes and immediately pulled the fire alarm. COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – Auburn police and fire crews responded to a hazmat situation at Auburn University this afternoon. The incident occurred in Funchess hall at ...

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Virginia responders train on fentanyl based hazmat scenes

Fentanyl hazmat

HMN-In a special training session put on by the DEA, and Virginia State Police, responders took part in an evolution based on fentanyl hazmat response. (WSET) DUBLIN, Va. (WSET) — It takes just a grain or two of fentanyl to kill a person. At a special training session, put on by the Drug Enforcement Agency and Virginia State Police, first ...

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Crews battle industrial fire at Kern Oil and Refining

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14 Elementary students in Chicago hospitalized after possibly ingesting “laced” candy

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City of Charleston and Mount Pleasant investigating mailbox substance

Mailbox

HMN-HAZMAT teams, along with local FBI are investigating an unknown substance found in multiple Sullivan’s Island mailboxes. (ABC 4) Sullivan’s Island Police Department is advising the island’s residents to refrain from using their mailboxes until further notice. Police officials believe they have a Possible Hazmat situation. First responders say they have located an unidentified substance in multiple mailboxes on Sullivan’s ...

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