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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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Chemical fire at Orange car wash supply company

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(NBC) Bridge City Fire Department, Pinehurst Fire Department, Orange County ESD #1, 2, 3 and 4 all responded to the scene. No injuries have been reported as a result of the fire as of Tuesday morning, Jan. 1, Orange County ESD #2 said. The cause of the fire remains undetermined. ORANGE — Highway 62 was closed both north and southbound ...

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22 dead in blast outside northern China chemical plant

AP   An explosion outside a chemical plant in northeastern China early Wednesday killed at least 22 people and destroyed scores of vehicles, in the latest challenge to efforts to boost industrial safety in the world’s second-largest economy. The blast occurred just after midnight at a loading area next to the plant operated by the Hebei Shenghua Chemical Industry Co. ...

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