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1 hospitalized, 7 treated on scene of industrial hazmat incident

The Journal News      One person was transported to an area hospital, according to Fairfield Fire Chief Don Bennett. Seven others were treated at the scene that were showing signs of respiratory distress. A chemical company employee was filling a tank with a foaming acid when there was a spill, creating a fume or respiratory irritant. “There is one ...

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HCL leak after semi crash in Tipton County

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Louisiana chemical plant releases hydrochloric acid; shelter in place has been lifted.

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Overturned tanker in Scott, LA leaking Glycolic Acid

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(KATC)   HMN-Louisiana State Police, Scott Fire Department, and the Lafayette HAZMAT team are on scene. Scott Fire Department, Lafayette Hazmat, and LSP Hazmat Officials are on the scene of an overturned tractor-trailer in Scott. The fire department says the crash occurred in the 800 Block of Heide Circle. The vehicle is said to be transporting Glycolic Acid. Crews are currently in ...

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HAZMAT called after 3 year old found dead in bucket of acid

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HMN-After the tragic discovery, the couples other four children were turned over to Child Protective Services. (East Texas Matters) LAREDO, Texas (NBC News) – Two Laredo parents are facing multiple charges after their 3-year-old daughter’s body was found in a bucket apparently containing acid. Laredo police arrested37-year-old Monica Dominguez and 32-year-old Gerardo Zavala Loredo for allegedly covering up the death of ...

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5 workers hospitalized after hydrofluoric acid leak at refinery near Delaware

DelawareOnline   Five people working at a Pennsylvania energy plant less than two miles from Claymont were hospitalized after a chemical leak occurred Wednesday morning.  The contract workers’ conditions were not available Wednesday, but they were being treated at Crozer-Chester Medical Center in Upland, Pennsylvania. Hydrofluoric acid is hydrogen fluoride when dissolved in water, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The chemical, even ...

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Acid found inside vehicle left in Chester County tow yard

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  (ABC) COATESVILLE, Pa. (WPVI) — Hazmat crews and first responders were called to an incident at a Chester County tow yard early this morning. A car had been taken to the Fling’s Towing on Hurley Road in Coatesville after it was involved in an earlier accident. A gallon of muriatic acid had been left in a car and it ...

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PA Haz-Mat Incident Requires Bomb Squad Response

  Hazelton Fire Department Fire crews in Pennsylvania responded to a report of a hazardous materials incident in town, and arrived on scene to find a substance that was deemed to be a bomb squad incident, and requested a response from near by Hershey, PA to assess the situation. 11/30/18: HFD was dispatched for a hazardous materials incident at 448 ...

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Baldwin Park crash: Several lanes closed on EB 10 Freeway after big rig carrying acid overturns

ABC7/KABC A semi-truck carrying a payload of acid overturned Tuesday morning on the 10 Freeway in Baldwin Park, prompting the closure of four eastbound lanes, authorities said.   According to the California Highway Patrol, the crash left the big rig on its side and was reported at 1:39 a.m. Whether anyone was seriously injured was not immediately clear. SIGALERT UPDATE ...

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HCL spill at Purdue Fort Wayne

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  (WANE) FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – A hazardous material spill happened on the campus of Purdue Fort Wayne late morning Friday. Around 11:45 a.m., Purdue Fort Wayne reported a spill of a hazardous material around the Science Building on campus. The Fort Wayne Fire Department told WANE 15 a small delivery of hydrochloric acid broke open and spilled in the ...

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