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Drain cleaner sends one to hospital

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HMN-Drain cleaner fumes are to blame after one hospitalized in Washington. WTAE WASHINGTON — One person was sent to the hospital due to a hazmat situation at a home in Canonsburg, Washington County, on Thursday evening. According to Washington County emergency dispatchers, a large amount of a drain chemical was poured down a drain and apparently did not open the ...

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Little Rock man faces charges after spitting acid at police

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Sign up for the Hazmatnation mailing list! HMN-THV11 reports that the man was hospitalized after pouring an acidic drain cleaner into his mouth-and spitting it at several police officers.  The police were originally called for a violation of a protection order. LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – A Little Rock man was hospitalized after pouring drain cleaner in his mouth, then ...

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Dana Point man mixes chemicals to unclog drain, prompts OCFA hazmat team response

Source: OC Register DANA POINT – In hopes of unclogging a stubborn sink, a homeowner mixed Liquid Plumber with sulfuric acid late Monday night, creating an “extremely toxic” chemical cloud that stunk up the neighborhood with a dangerous chlorine smell, officials said. About 20 Orange County Fire Authority officials, including a hazmat team, responded to a home around 11:15 p.m. ...

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