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22 hospitalized in ammonia leak at Gadsden Chicken Processing Facility, MCI Event

AL.com Officials say 22 people were hospitalized due to an ammonia leak at Koch Foods in Gadsden Friday night.   At 4:23 p.m., the Gadsden/Etowah County Emergency Management Agency was notified of an anhydrous ammonia leak at Koch Foods on Paden Road in Gadsden, EMA officials said.¬†Gadsden/Etowah County Emergency Management Agency officials said 22 people have been taken to area ...

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Altoona, PA hazmat responders to complete exercise

HMN- These Pa hazmat responders are working together. Do you participate in LEPC, EMA, or OEM drills or exercises? Do you know what those acronyms even mean? “Local emergency responder are to participate in an exercise intended to prepare them for a mass-casualty incident involving hazardous materials. The table top exercise, announced by a Blair County Emergency Management Agency news ...

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