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Nearly two dozen hospitalized after exposure to unknown agricultural substance

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One patient unconscious as Long Island hazmat teams investigate home

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Several treated after Deerfield Beach hazmat incident; Woman accused of spraying chemical on neighbors

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Fire damages chemical processing building at Superior Essex

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Crosby, TX Chemical plant explosion; Shelter in place for nearby schools

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Roads remain closed after chemical spill from timber yard (UK)

(Bourne Mouth Echo)   The Environment Agency (EA) and Dorset County Council’s (DCC) highways department have been working together to carry out the clean up close to Mannington Brook. While the leaked substance is believed to be a wood preservative from a timber yard, the exact details have still not been confirmed. The work being carried out by EA staff ...

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Mass funerals held for the nearly 70 killed in Dhaka chemical fire

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  (News 24) Mass funerals were held Friday for victims of a devastating fire in Dhaka – fuelled by illegally stored chemicals – that killed nearly 70 people, as investigators revealed that an even bigger disaster was narrowly avoided. Hundreds of chemical drums were found in the basement of one of five blocks engulfed by the inferno in the Bangladesh ...

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Ottawa County responds to chemical ingestion with intent to self harm

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(WZZM) ALLENDALE, Michigan — ALLENDALE, Mich. – Authorities in Allendale are investigating a haz-mat situation in Allendale. According to the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office, shortly before 3 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 11 emergency responders were called to a residence in the Boulder Ridge development in Allendale Township, on reports that there was hazardous materials inside. It was learned that a ...

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RJ Reynolds Tobacco calls in HAZMAT team after explosion in Winston-Salem laboratory

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — R.J. Reynolds Tobacco called in a HAZMAT team after an explosion in Winston-Salem. According to fire crews on the scene, a mixture of chemicals caused a pressure explosion in a laboratory at 950 Reynolds Boulevard. “We had an incident in an on-site contractor’s lab where a chemical interaction caused a minor explosion,” the tobacco company said in a ...

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One injured after incompatible chemical mixture at The Current

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  HMN-The chemical mixture was found to be incompatible, however the names of the chemicals have not been released. (KWQC) Davenport Fire Marshal Jim Morris says around 10:15 a.m., an employee inadvertently mixed two chemicals together, those two chemicals were not compatible and caused a smell that was contained to that room. The building was evacuated. Hazmat crews were on ...

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