Tag Archives: chlorine

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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Chlorine leak at NW filtration plan triggers HazMat response

HMN- According to the MidHutsonNews.com the small leak was in a pipe and not the container. Now is a good time to review your kit and how to apply them before there is an incident! Are your gaskets still good and do you have multiple gaskets for the hazards in your area? NEW WINDSOR, NY – A chlorine leak at ...

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Kindergarten Chemicals: Cleaning products cause situation at daycare

HMN-Routine calls, is there such a thing? Great job Albuquerque Fire Department and for going above and beyond hanging out with the kids and giving them snacks. Albuquerque Fire Department crews responded to a daycare at Friday afternoon to deal with a hazmat incident. According to AFD officials, a clogged toiled treated with several cleaning products caused three women to ...

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HazMat at the Zoo in DC

According to UPI: WASHINGTON, March 17 (UPI) — Hazmat crews responded to the National Zoo on Thursday after a worker caused a chemical explosion, though no injuries were reported. The incident happened around 11 a.m. when a worker in a utility building in the American Trail section of the National Zoo in Washington, D.C., said he smelled chlorine. The worker ...

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CIA Director Says IS has Used, can Make Chemical Weapons

Source: Naharnet Newsdesk CIA director John Brennan has said that Islamic State fighters have used chemical weapons and have the capability to make small quantities of chlorine and mustard gas, CBS News reported Thursday. “We have a number of instances where ISIL has used chemical munitions on the battlefield,” Brennan told CBS News, which released excerpts of an interview to air ...

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Hazmat crews needed for chlorine leak at YMCA

Source: By JOSEPH FITZGERALD/jfitzgerald@woonsocketcall.com WOONSOCKET — The Woonsocket YMCA was evacuated Tuesday after investigators with the Woonsocket Fire Department’s hazardous materials division were called in just after 11 a.m. to investigate a chlorine leak in the building. A hazmat assessment team followed by a full hazmat team of approximately 15 to 20 firefighters responded to the Federal Street building to locate ...

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CAN YOU KNOCK DOWN A CHLORINE CLOUD WITH A HOSE/MASTER STREAM?

I have looked into this for many years and have heard the rumors you can knock down that chlorine cloud and all you’ll have to deal with after that is the hydrochloric acid on the ground. Well, I guess it sounds good, but this is why I feel it is very important to establish a Research Team at EVERY hazardous ...

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Agawam firefighters called to JR High School for HAZMAT incident (MA)

Source: WWLP The worker was treated and released by Paramedics on scene. AGAWAM, Mass (WWLP) –  According to the official Facebook page of the Agawam Firefighters. Officials were called to the JR High School for a minor HAZMAT incident. A maintenance worker was adding chemicals to the schools pool system, when he had a chemical reaction to the fumes. The worker was ...

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HAZMAT SITUATION AT SOAP FACTORY PROMPTS EVACUATIONS IN AMITYVILLE – VIDEO

Source: ABC AMITYVILLE, N.Y. (WABC) — Authorities responded to the scene of a Hazmat situation in Amityville. The incident happened on Dixon Avenue around 4:25 p.m. Tuesday. Workers were mixing products at AlPak Soap, located at 175 Dixon Avenue when there was a delay in the mixing process that caused a plume of gas to form. The workers, as well ...

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Parsippany Metal Factory Fire Caused HAZMAT Probe, Cops Say

Source:  Long Valley Patch An overnight fire led to a HAZMAT team’s involvement at a metal factory on Pomeroy Road Thursday, police said. Police responded to Zimmer Trabecular Metal Technology on Pomeroy Road at 12:19 a.m. and spoke to the plant supervisor and security guard, who said a fire had started but all employees were out of the building, police ...

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