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Beach Park Chemical Spill Prompts Hazmat Response; 1 mile vapor cloud reported

  NBC 5     A dangerous chemical spill prompted a hazardous materials response in suburban Beach Park, forcing residents to shelter-in-place for several hours and closing schools Thursday morning. At 5 a.m., the Lake County sheriff’s office tweeted that anyone within a one-mile radius of the intersection of North Green Bay Road and East 29th Street should stay inside with ...

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22 hospitalized in ammonia leak at Gadsden Chicken Processing Facility, MCI Event

AL.com Officials say 22 people were hospitalized due to an ammonia leak at Koch Foods in Gadsden Friday night.   At 4:23 p.m., the Gadsden/Etowah County Emergency Management Agency was notified of an anhydrous ammonia leak at Koch Foods on Paden Road in Gadsden, EMA officials said. Gadsden/Etowah County Emergency Management Agency officials said 22 people have been taken to area ...

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HAZMAT situation over at poultry processing plant

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  (WAFF) GUNTERSVILLE, AL (WAFF) – A nearly 36 hour long saga is over as crews are now cleaning up and preparing to go home after a fire and gas leak at a Guntersville poultry processing plant. Fire department officials say they believe this is the longest hazmat operation they’ve ever been a part of. Crews continued to work to ...

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Ammonia leak at Detroit factory

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(Fox 2) DETROIT (WJBK) – A factory in Detroit was evacuated Monday morning after a pipe burst, leaking ammonia into the air. We’re told three people had to be hospitalized, including two Detroit police officers and a 57-year-old male employee. All are expected to be okay. An official with the Detroit Fire Department tells us an ammonia pipe burst at the ...

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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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HAZMAT in New Bedford responds to ammonia leak

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Charlottesville Fire Department Responds to Ammonia Leak

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Bodies removed from Fernie, B.C. hockey arena after ammonia leak; evacuation order remains

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Ammonia leak on campus of Kansas State University university

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  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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