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Crews respond to chemical spill in West Greenwich, RI

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HMN-Responders in West Greenwich, RI spent hours Wednesday night cleaning up a corrosive acid that leaked through a trailer.  One of the barrels on the truck was accidentaly punctured with a forklift during the unloading process.  (WPRI) WEST GREENWICH, R.I. (WPRI) — Crews worked for a couple of hours cleaning up corrosive acid that leaked through a trailer at a ...

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‘Never Compromise Safety’ except when driving under a Cryo with Flam Corrosives

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Nitric acid prompts hazmat emergency in Arizona

According to ABC15: GLENDALE – Glendale Fire officials say nitric acid at a manufacturing business prompted a two-alarm hazardous materials response on Monday afternoon. Fire officials say employees at an electroplating company near 53rd Avenue and Camelback Road were filling a nitric acid container when it started reacting with aluminum. Phoenix Police Department also provided information about the incident, stating ...

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3 treated and released from hospital after hazardous materials incident in Madison

From WISCTV – Sun Prairie police told News 3 crews were called at 9:31 a.m. Monday to Imperial Blades at 450 Progress Way. The business was evacuated. Firefighters said two chemicals used in the manufacturing process had been combined. An area of approximately 20 feet by 40 feet had been contaminated. Lt. Becky Gruber of the Sun Prairie Fire Department ...

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