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Fire, HAZMAT response to Tyson chicken processing plant

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Sign up for the Hazmatnation mailing list! HMN-Fire crews and HAZMAT responders descended upon a Tyson chicken processing plant after a large fire contributed to an Ammonia release. The ammonia was released through the plants refrigeration lines. (WFXL) Flames and smoke erupted from the Tyson Foods chicken processing plant, in Dawson, Wednesday night. Tyson Foods Public Relations Spokesperson Worth Sparkman ...

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Ammonia leak on campus of Kansas State University university

Ammonia

  HMN-WIBW reports that the biochemistry lab building on the campus of Kansas State University was evacuated after a small ammonia leak was discovered. A chemical leak forced students and faculty to evacuate the Chemistry/Biochemistry building on the Kansas State University campus. The Manhattan Fire Department responded to the scene of the hazmat spill around 8:30 a.m. Wednesday. Deputy Chief ...

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2 injured in HAZMAT explosion response

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  HMN-2 people have been injured, including one Hazmat Technician after an explosion at Grecian Delight Food.  WgnTV reports that the cause is still under investigation, but an ammonia leak is believed to have been involved. ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill. — Investigators are looking into what caused an explosion at a suburban food facility in elk grove village. Elk Grove ...

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Liquid ammonia spill leads to evacuation of 700 employees

Ammonia

  HMN-A liquid Ammonia leak leads to the evacuation of a beef export facility in Queensland. The Chornicle reports that the source has been identified however production was stopped for around four hours after the initial leak. UPDATE 4.50PM: About 700 workers were evacuated from Oakey Beef Exports about 6.30am today after a liquid ammonia leak at the facility. Queensland ...

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Corpus Christi HAZMAT investigates chemical odor

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  HMN-KIII reports a strong chemical odor prompted a HAZMAT response early Monday morning. CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) – Hazmat crews have were called out to the area of McBride near Leopard Street after witnesses reported a strong smell of the chemical ammonia on Monday. The road near the 300 block of McBride has been blocked off as Firefighters investigated ...

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Seven injured, including two Firefighters after Ammonia leak

HMN-7 people are injured including 2 firefighters after an Ammonia leak at in industrial complex warehouse. NBC Chicago provides more details.   Seven people, including two firefighters, were hospitalized late Monday night after a Hazmat situation at a northwest suburban warehouse. Streamwood police said officials responded to a fire alarm just after 11 p.m. at 1109 East Lake St., where ...

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Ammonia tank explodes during overhaul of structure fire

Ammonia

  HMN-During overhaul of a warehouse fire an excavator came into contact with an Ammonia cylinder that was thought to have been removed from the facility years ago. According to Lost Coast Outpost, the incident resulted in a blast, and release of Ammonia gas. An ammonia tank, which had laid dormant since Eureka Ice and Cold Storage went out of ...

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