Tag Archives: Chemical

Chemical explosion forces evacuation of a Florida Campus laboratory

Chemical

Sign up for the Hazmatnation mailing list! HMN-A small chemical explosion originating in the Life Sciences Laboratory forced evacuations at the University of Western Florida. The Pensacola News Journal provides more.   The University of West Florida reported there was a “small chemical explosion” at its Pensacola campus on Thursday afternoon. According to a UWF spokeswoman, the accidental explosion occurred ...

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Hazmat called to Auburn University

Auburn

HMN-Hazmat was called to Auburn University after a chemical poured down a drain filled the area with fumes.  WTVM reports that one person became lightheaded by the fumes and immediately pulled the fire alarm. COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – Auburn police and fire crews responded to a hazmat situation at Auburn University this afternoon. The incident occurred in Funchess hall at ...

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South Shore Plaza evacuated after chemical spill

Chemical

HMN-Employees at a Chipotle restaurant spilled a cleaning solution, and attempted to clean the spill with a different solution, causing a chemical reaction.  One employee was taken to the hospital for minor burns. (CBS) BRAINTREE (CBS) – Part of the South Shore Plaza in Braintree was evacuated after a chemical spill late Friday afternoon. The incident happened at the Chipotle ...

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One dies in N.C. Chemical tank explosion

  HMN-One person is confirmed dead after a chemical tank at a water treatment facility exploded.  Hazmat units were dispatched to the scene according to WNCN. MIDDLESEX, N.C. (WNCN) — A man is dead after a tank at a water and wastewater treatment chemical plant in Middlesex exploded Friday morning, according to Middlesex Police Chief Mike Collins. Officials said the ...

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No injuries reported after fuel additive fire at Saskatoon chemical facility

Chemical

HMN-No injuries have been reported after a fuel additive fire had emergency crews at the Akzo Nobel Chemical Plant in Saskatoon.  Security notified responders after flames were seen shooting out of a tanks vent stack. CBC has more details. Fire crews battled a potentially explosive fire at the Akzo Nobel Chemical Plant in Saskatoon this morning. The lone security guard at ...

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