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Court House evacuated after “unknown substance” reported as found inside letter addressed to facility, Possible Anthrax Scare

CBS46     DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. (CBS46) — DeKalb County fire crews and EMS are at the county courthouse due to a scare from an unknown substance, according to DeKalb Fire officials. DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond told CBS46 the material that sparked the evacuation was an “unknown substance” Thurmond said the first floor clerk’s office had been evacuated and that ...

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CNU fraternity house still off-limits 11 days after hazmat situation

Wavy.com     NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Frustrated students at Christopher Newport University are trying to get their items back from where they lived. 11 days ago, hazmat crews entered their fraternity and removed dangerous chemicals. The area remains off-limits. Benjamin Williams is one of the nine fraternity brothers who were displaced, and he can’t get his stuff. “My desktop computer, I ...

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Hundreds evacuated due to ammonia leak

HMN-Hundreds evacuated due to ammonia leak at a Deerfield Beach Publix Warehouse.  Several people were treated for respiratory issues, while 2 were hospitalized.  CBS Miami provides more.   DEERFIELD BEACH (CBSMiami) — An ammonia leak at a Deerfield Beach warehouse had hazmat teams quite busy Friday afternoon. The leak was detected just after noon at the Publix warehouse near S.W. ...

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Cleaning chemical mixture leads to resort evacuation

    HMN-A Wisconsin resort was evacuated Wednesday when chemicals were mixed to clean the pool.  According to NBC 26 two of the maintenance crew members were taken to the hospital for trouble breathing. STURGEON BAY, WI – Sheriff’s deputies confirm an evacuation took place on Wednesday, December 28 at a Door County resort after at least 10 people reported ...

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Explosion at PDVSA Refinery In Northeast Venezuela

HMN- Explosions reported at one of the PDVSA refineries in Venezuela.  One hospital has been evacuated as a result of the blast according to RT.com.  As of right now, there is no word on injuries.   A hospital in the northeastern state of Anzoategui, Venezuela, has been evacuated following an explosion and a fire that engulfed an oil refinery located ...

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