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Wilmington fire responds to Alcami for acid waste drum rupture

Acid drum

Sign up for the Hazmatnation mailing list! HMN-Firefighters from Wilmington responded to Alcami after a reported drum rupture.  The units were faced with a leak that occurred after chemicals reacted “negatively” in a waste disposal tank.  (WWAY) WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Wilmington Fire Department and a HAZMAT team responded to Alcami on Tuesday morning after a drum holding acid waste ...

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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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Picric acid causes South Carolina hazmat scare


HMN-Firefighters in South Carolina responded after a homeowner came across containers of Picric Acid.  (NEWS 2) WEST ASHLEY, S.C. (WCBD) — Several roads were forced to close in West Ashley following a HazMat situation, Friday afternoon. Shortly after 1 p.m. units were dispatched to the area of Fitzroy Drive in the Shadowmoss Subdivision for an unknown substance. A resident in ...

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Industrial Fire Familiarization: The Highs and Lows of the pH World

Industrial Fire Familiarization: The Highs and Lows of the pH World While many different ingredients and chemicals are used in the processing industry, there are a certain few standout materials that seem to be a recurring danger. Whether it be 0, or a 14, the extremes of the pH world are shall not be underestimated when it comes to an ...

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Big Mac Vs Sulfuric Acid!

Big mac

HMN-YouTubers “LETS MELT THIS” posted an intriguing video of what happens to a Big Mac when soaked in Sulfuric Acid.  Somehow I don’t think the 3 second rule applies to this? Sign up for the Hazmatnation mailing list!

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4 US tourists attacked with acid in France.


HMN-KATC/Ap reports that 4 US tourists have been attacked in France, with acid. All 4 of the victims have been hospitalized, 2 of which were treated for shock. PARIS (AP) – Four young American women were attacked with acid Sunday in the French city of Marseille by a woman who has been arrested, the Marseille prosecutor’s office said. Two of ...

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Chemical incident at Yale now under control


HMN-An incident at Yale landed one student in the hospital after a chemical mixture inadvertently spilled on his clothes.  Fox 61 reports that the spill is considered minor. NEW HAVEN — A hazmat incident at Yale University has been brought under control. The New Haven Fire Chief tweeted the incident involving chemicals was under control shortly after 5 p. m. ...

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Burglar alarm leads to discovery of acid spill

HMN-While police investigated a burglar alarm at a local business, a muriatic acid spill was found from an overturned shelf. KTUL reports that the spill was of  medium size. TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) — Tulsa police say they discovered an acid spill while investigating a burglary alarm at a north Tulsa business. Police say someone broke into the Independent Material Company ...

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