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“Chemical” sends 8 police officers to hospital in Indiana

HMN-Accounts from the scene are that 8 police officers have been transported. RTV6 Indianapolis reporting a “chemical agent” was present during a raid.   KOKOMO, Ind. — Kokomo police are investigating a hazmat situation on the north side of the city that sent at least eight officers to the hospital. According to witnesses at the scene, the incident began around ...

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Gas kills two workers, while working in a confined space

HMN- According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Release of toxic gas at FirstEnergy’s Bruce Mansfield Power Plant claimed the lives of two workers and injured four others who were repairing a pipe in a confined, underground area at the Beaver County facility, officials said. The accident happened at about 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to FirstEnergy spokeswoman Stephanie Walton. State police at Beaver have ...

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125 evacuated from Gallo winery due to ammonia leak – FF injured

According to the Fresno Bee: About 125 workers at the E.J. Gallo winery at Olive and Clovis avenue were evacuated Wednesday morning after a worker cut an ammonia line, the Fresno Fire Department reported. The accident occurred about 8 a.m. A hazmat unit responded. Richard Cabral, a spokesman for the fire department, said firefighters swiftly reduced the ammonia leak to ...

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New York -3 Injured Following Hazmat Situation at LaGuardia Airport

“” According to NBC4 NewYork: Three people were being evaluated for minor injuries after being exposed to some sort of hazardous material at LaGuardia Airport Wednesday morning, emergency officials say. The FDNY said they received a 911 call to airport at around 5:45 a.m. Three people were exposed to the mystery material, but it was not immediately clear what it ...

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CHICAGO – Semi Crash closes highways

HMN- Via Twisted Truckers Facebook “3/26/17 CHICAGO – Semi Crash w/ Injuries/Level 1 HazMat Kennedy Expy. and Kimball Ave. (Ambulance sent below to Kimball) – Photo by Steve Redick”   HazSim is a state of the art training tool, it equips your HazMat teams and first responders with a realistic situational learning experience. HazSim simulates Chemical and Radioactive (CBRNE) environments. ...

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Hazmat Crews Called to Home After Report of Intruder

HMN- We cant help but think it went something like this  “Freeze your under arrest! Put your hands behind your back, this is the Poli… uh Hazmat Team!” Police investigation into a man breaking onto a residence results in an arrest and hazmat situation. “”   HANOVER, Mass. —An arrest has been made after a hazmat situation in Hanover. Hanover ...

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Chemical Assault? Hanover HazMat deployed to suspicious chemicals at crime scene

“” Hanover HazMat, According to NECN.com Crews responded to a hazmat situation Tuesday in Hanover, Massachusetts. Police say a resident on Bates Way called 911 to report an intruder. When officers arrived, they say they found a man on the first floor with a bucket that was emitting vapors. The officers reported the incident to Hanover Fire, who determined it ...

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Propane tank explosion at Bluffton home kills one person

HMN- One person was dead after propane grill exploded according to WJCL News Bluffton, SC —One person is dead after a propane tank exploded near a grill outside of a Bluffton home. Bluffton Police say it happened in Bluffton’s Hampton Lake subdivision Sunday night. The cause of that explosion is now under investigation. WJCL will continue to update this story ...

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Hazmat at Harwich Fire Station

Update : From the Harwich Fire Department: Earlier today a Harwich Resident brought an envelope to the public safety complex that contained a white powder. The Harwich Fire Department requested a Tier 1 response (minor) from the Massachusetts HazMat Team to evaluate the substance. After a thorough investigation it was determine that the substance was not harmful and that the letter had ...

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Hazmat Crews Work to Remove Chemical Items at Franklin Home

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HMN- NBC Boston reports Hazmat crews and police are working to remove suspicious chemical items at a home in Franklin, Massachusetts.   Neighbors are stunned by an investigation unfolding inside a home in Franklin, Massachusetts, where hazmat crews worked Wednesday to remove suspicious chemical items. “I am absolutely flabbergasted,” said Jessica Tolmie. “I’ve lived here my whole life.” Responders were on ...

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