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Truck carrying 10,000 batteries catches fire


(FreeP.com)   Part of southbound I-275 is closed this morning after a semi-tractor trailer carrying 10,000 batteries caught fire Tuesday night, causing a hazmat situation. The closure is on the right shoulder of I-275 and 7 Mile, according to state police. The fire was cleared about an hour after officials arrived on the scene. The Livonia Fire Department deemed the fire a hazmat ...

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HAZMAT situation sends 3 NJ troopers to hospital


HMN-NJ.com reports that three troopers were hospitalized after being exposed to an unknown substance at a HAZMAT situation. The 3 complained of respiratory issues after coming in contact with the chemical. HAINESPORT — Three state troopers were taken to the hospital Saturday for precautionary reasons after being exposed to an unknown substance. According to spokesperson Trooper Alejandro Goez, N.J. State ...

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Newtonville, Mass. responders pinpoint Hydrogen Sulfide leak in ATM batteries

HMN- Responders were called to the Bank of America in Newtonville Thursday to investigate what was reported as a “Sulfuric” odor. HAZMAT crews were able to name the batteries inside the ATM as the origin, after Hydrogen Sulfide levels were detected in the building. WickedLocal gave us more details. The Bank of America building in Newtonville was evacuated Thursday morning ...

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