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NY water treatment plant has second chlorine leak in three days

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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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7 sent to hospital after chlorine leak at industrial facility

HMN-According to Channel News Asia  a one-tonne cylinder of chlorine gas was the cause. Take the time now to review the locations in your jurisdiction that use these.     SINGAPORE: Seven people were taken to hospital after a chlorine gas leak at an industrial facility at Jalan Samulun on Sunday (Sep 4), the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said. According to ...

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Rail tanker car with liquid chlorine developed leak, nearby communities evacuated!

HMN-News of the chlorine leak that ended up in multiple communities being evacuated has been been updated. Fire and Hazmat Officials have given the all clear. Folllow the full story at The News Center UPDATE: Wetzel County Dispatch confirms areas evacuated are now cleared UPDATE: Wetzel County Dispatch confirms areas evacuated are now cleared UPDATE: Wetzel County Dispatch confirms areas ...

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Sugar Grove Chemical Spill Sends 14 To Area Hospitals

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According to Northernpublicradio.org: A chemical spill Monday morning at a Sugar Grove chemical distributor sent 14 people to area hospitals with respiratory problems. The Sugar Grove Fire Protection District says all the problems were minor.  Fire district officials say chlorine gas was released in the incident at Producers Chemical.  The District says it took about two and a half hours ...

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At least two injured after vapour accidentally released at Melbourne school science fair

HMN- According to 9 News Melbourne three people were taken to the hospital. A child and parent are in a stable condition after a HAZMAT incident during a school science fair in Aspendale. Students at Aspendale Gardens Primary School were conducting a science experiment this morning when a unplanned reaction occurred, the Country Fire Authority (CFA) said. “As part of ...

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Corner Brook HazMat Team Responds To Chlorine Leak

HMN- Its not everyday but it was today. That’s  our motto when it comes to training. Looks like the Corner Brook HazMat Team took care of business today by being prepared and trained up. Well done! The Corner Brook Fire Department made quick work of a chlorine leak at the Steady Brook Water Treatment Plant this morning. The Fire Department got ...

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One reported injured in York County hazmat incident

HMN- According to the CBS News 21 a  hydrofluoric acid and chlorine incident required a large scale response.  WEST MANCHESTER TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Hazardous materials, fire and EMS crews are on the scene of an incident involving hydrofluoric acid and chlorine in York County, according to York County emergency officials. The incident was dispatched at 11:23 a.m. in the 1400 block of Greenmeadow ...

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Hazmat responds to country club for chemical mishap

HMN- Another pool incident, reported to have gotten the hazmat team to respond to a country club. ANDOVER, MA — Police report that an Andover Fire Department hazmat team was dispatched to Andover Country Club on Canterbury Street Saturday morning. Initial reports indicated a chemical mishap that police say was related to pool chemicals and did not represent any hazard. ...

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Terrorist in the middle east carrying out chemical experiments on its prisoners as it moves labs into residential neighbourhoods

HMN- With the international threat of CBRNE terrorism how are you preparing? Not only hazmat teams but all public safety in your jurisdiction should be aware of ongoing dangers and threats. Stay safe brothers and sisters.   The full story from The Telegraph here  Islamic State has moved its chemical weapons operation to densely populated residential areas and is testing ...

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