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21 homes evacuated after unknown gas found in Maryland storm drain

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HMN-Baltimore County fire officials stated that the evacuation came after an unknown odor tipped them off to the hazmat release. (WBAL TV)   Baltimore County Fire officials said 21 homes in Halethorpe were evacuated following reports of an unknown odor in the area. Fire officials said crews responded shortly after 6 p.m. to a home in the 4440 block of ...

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Suspicious packages found at Baltimore County synagogues

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(Baltimore Sun) Hazmat crews and police responded to reports of suspicious packages — one of which caused people to be nauseated upon opening it — at three synagogues in Baltimore County on Monday, officials said. Parents and emergency hazmat crews responded about 1:45 p.m. to Beth El Synagogue, which operates the Pauline Mash School For Early Childhood Education at its ...

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Baltimore on scene with active anhydrous ammonia leak

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Buzz Blog: WHAT YOU LEAVE BEHIND PART II

Buzz Blog: What you leave behind Part II Hello Fellow Hazmatters and welcome back to the Buzz Blog for Part II of What You Leave Behind. I had the pleasure of attending the 2017 Virginia Hazmat Response Conference in the 2nd week of September. VA Hazmat is the oldest running hazmat conference in North America for more than 30 years ...

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5 injured after steam explosion in Baltimore

HMN-5 have been injured after a steam piping explosion in Baltimore, MD.  The Baltimore sun reports that the explosion happened during rush hour just before an Orioles game.   A steam pipe exploded on Eutaw Street between West Lombard and Pratt Streets Tuesday evening during rush hour and just before the Orioles game, a Baltimore Fire Department spokeswoman said. Five ...

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Baltimore fire responds to CO leak

Baltimore CO

  HMN-Baltimore responds to a reported CO leak at an area Marriott hotel.  All four floors were evacuated and 2 patients were transported to the hospital.  WBFF provides more.   BALTIMORE (WBFF) – Drivers should avoid a portion of downtown Baltimore Saturday afternoon due to activity involving Baltimore City fire crews at a hotel where a carbon monoxide leak occurred. ...

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Tractor trailer fire next to propane tanks in HazMat Job Town

HazMat Job Town According to WBFF: HazMat Job Town (aka Baltimore) (WBFF) – Baltimore firefighters and hazmat team members are on the scene of a tractor trailer fire in Canton that poses an additional threat because of its proximity to multiple propane tanks. Around 1 p.m. first responders were called to the tractor trailer fire on Boston St. by S. Haven ...

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Overturned tank truck of ethylene glycol in Baltimore

Update: Baltimore City FD Special Operations D shift units responded for an overturned tank truck. The landing gear on the trailer portion failed when separating from the tractor. The tank contained approximately 5000 gallons of ethylene glycol. Members from Squad 26 and Truck 6 quickly stabilized the trailer and secured the leaking dome lid. Hazmat 3 (spill response unit) and Engine ...

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Attending IAFC HazMat Conference Baltimore – what not to miss.

HazMaters, HazMatgeeks, HazMatoholics (Mark), Glow Worms, HazMat Guys, after a great week of learning … come join the guys from The HazMat Guys Nation Roundtable and HazMatNation Saturday night 8pm.  Thanks to Jason Kerr, aka Kerrdog, of JAX HazMat for yet another great hook up. When:  Saturday 8pm Where:  Peters Pourhouse  111 Mercer st  Baltimore, MD 21202 Why:  Why not! ...

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DPW worker splashed with chemical prompting 2 hazmat situations

Source: WBALTV BALTIMORE —A Department of Public Works laborer was splashed with some chemical while working leading to one of two hazmat situations that forced the Mercy Medical Center emergency room to shut down for a short time. A person was taken to the Mercy Medical Center emergency room around 11:15 a.m. Thursday after being exposed to a potentially hazardous ...

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