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6 hospitalized after Chicago chlorine leak

Chlorine

  HMN-The Chicago Sun Times reports that 6 people have been hospitalized after a chlorine leak on a rooftop.  The leak shut down several downtown streets in the Loop. A chlorine leak caused a HazMat situation that shut down several streets in the Loop and injured six people Friday morning. A Level 2 HazMat response was called about 10 a.m. ...

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Mystery haze causes hundreds of hospitalizations

HMN-Hundreds have been hospitalized after a mysterious haze on the Sussex coast causes vomiting, nausea, and burning eyes.  It is currently unclear where the gas came from according to The Telegraph. The mystery over a noxious chemical haze that drifted ashore along the Sussex coast and put scores in hospital has deepened as police have said it is unlikely to ...

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Two dead after vehicle crashes into chlorine tank

Chlorine

HMN-WLOX reports that two people are dead following a vehicle accident that ended with a ruptured chlorine tank.  Officials say that the car was stolen just before the incident that released a toxic cloud of chlorine.   HARRISON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) – Officials now say a car involved in a fatal crash late Saturday night was stolen just before it ...

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Businesses evacuated after chlorine leak in Oshkosh

  HMN-A chlorine release prompted the evacuation of business in Oshkosh Monday morning.  Fox 11 reports that the leak occurred while a rail car was being connected. OSHKOSH (WLUK) — Some businesses in Oshkosh were evacuated for about an hour and a half Monday morning because of a chemical leak. The leak was reported around 6:45 a.m. at Hydrite, 191 ...

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Five children hospitalized after Chlorine exposure

    HMN-According to Fox News, five children were hospitalized after being exposed to Chlorine during a swim session.  The toxic gas cloud was created after a faulty breaker was repaired, and returned chemical pumps back to service. Five children in Florida were sickened Monday night after being exposed to chlorine gas during a swimming session at an indoor pool, ...

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Authorities Investigating Explosion At Baltimore Home

HMN- An explosion outside a north Baltimore home Wednesday was suspected to be from a chlorine mixture in a pool pump room. BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Authorities are investigating what caused an explosion outside a north Baltimore home Wednesday.The explosion took place at about 11:45 a.m., at a home on Blythewood Rd. Fire officials have not yet released caused the explosion, ...

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Chlorine leak reported in Zachary, LA

Chlorine leak

  HMN-A water treatment facility in Zachary, LA reported a Chlorine leak Thursday afternoon.  The Baton Rouge HAZMAT team, along with the Louisiana State Police responded to the scene.  According to The Advocate, the LDEQ was also called in to monitor air and chlorine levels, however there have been no issues detected. Hazardous material teams from the State Police and ...

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Investigation begins into chlorine leaks at water facility

HMN-News from the Rome Sentinel    The city’s Hazardous Materials Team responded to the scene to clean up the spills at the facility on Stokes-Lee Center Road in the Town of Lee. In the first case, two workers were hospitalized for possible exposure to chlorine but were released without health concerns. No one was harmed or hospitalized in the second ...

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NY water treatment plant has second chlorine leak in three days

Chlorine leak

HMN-A Rome, NY water treatment plant has its second chlorine leak in three days.  According to WKTV, today’s leak was caused by a leaking safety valve. Three people were in the building at the time, they were evaluated at local hospitals and have since been released. LEE, ONEIDA COUNTY – A second chlorine leak at the City of Rome’s water ...

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Evacuations follow chlorine gas leak in Port Allegany

HMN- Chlorine gas leak story from Olean Times. PORT ALLEGANY, Pa. — A chlorine gas leak shut down portions of Port Allegany and forced the evacuation of 50 to 100 people Monday morning. No injuries were reported, and the borough water system wasn’t impacted in an incident that emergency responders made quick work of containing, McKean County Emergency Services Director Andrew ...

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