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Brandon Township resident in hospital after butane explosion

According to 25 News: OAKLAND COUNTY, Mich. — Sheriff Michael J. Bouchard is warning residents of the dangers of using butane for the purposes of making butane hash oil after a resident suffered severe injuries caused by a fire in his home. On March 9, the Sheriff’s Office and Brandon Township Fire Department responded to a mobile home in the ...

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Man hospitalized after Chandler, Az chemical spill, fire

HMN- According to ABC 15 in Arizona the Toluene was being transferred to a new drum. Firefighters said a 5-gallon drum of toluene ignited while it was being moved, burning a worker. Units from Phoenix, Tempe, Mesa and Gilbert also responded because of the hazardous material situation. Toluene is widely used as an industrial solvent and is listed as highly ...

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Explosion at Butler County, Pa plant

HMN-According to WPXI News in Pennsylvania the cause is still under investigation. PETROLIA, Pa. — Emergency crews were called Thursday afternoon for a fire and explosion at an industrial plant in Petrolia, Butler County. The incident was reported just before 1:30 p.m. at the Sonneborn Plant, prompting the response of dozens of firefighters People reported feeling the explosion from miles ...

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At least 2 dead in tanker explosion in Duisburg shipyard, Germany

Source: interesting on the planet/Youtube An explosion on the Julius Rütgers tanker at Duisburg’s shipyard on Thursday morning killed at least two people, German media reports. The two deceased workers were said to have been loading something on the tanker. The third worker is currently missing and is being searched for, according to police.A spokesperson for local law enforcement told RIA ...

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Columbus, Ohio house explosion

HMN- Officials reporting the explosion was likely caused by a natural-gas leak. Check out the article and train as if your life depends on it, because it may on your very next run! According to The Columbus Dispatch: A South Side house that reportedly had been sold this week was leveled Friday evening in an explosion that fire officials say might have been a natural-gas leak. ...

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Exploding Eggs – Flammable Solid Training

HMN- Here Todd Burton makes a powerful demonstration just in time for Easter. Find Todd’s videos here or on his Youtube Channel.  Below is another great video from a hands on training in CA. Click if video does not play: Hands on Training Video Sign up for the Hazmatnation mailing list!

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Compressed cylinder explosion injures student in HI

According to AP: Fire officials say an explosion inside in a University of Hawaii at Manoa laboratory seriously injured a graduate student doing an experiment. Officials say the 29-year-old woman was alone and mixing gases Wednesday night when the blast happened. Authorities didn’t identify the substances, but Honolulu Fire Department Battalion Chief Geoff Chang says the blast appeared to be ...

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Bakery Explosion in Boston – Oven Suspected

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Video: Explosion, Fireball Rocks Crocker Park

According to WKYC: Fire crews and news crews are en route and already on scene in Westlake at Crocker Park after a propane tank exploded shortly before 11 a.m. (Read More)   Video: StoryFeed Video of explosion at Crocker Park as seen from Aligned Health Center parking lot pic.twitter.com/eC6MMPZ5BP — AlignedHealthCenter (@AlignedWestlake) March 10, 2016

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Explosion levels buildings in North Seattle – Video

9 firefighters hurt in early morning explosion at Seattle’s Greenwood neighborhood According to Levi Pulkkinen of SEATTLEPI.COM An explosion leveled much of a commercial block and injured nine firefighters in Seattle’s Greenwood neighborhood early Wednesday morning. Two commercial buildings were heavily damaged after an apparent natural gas explosion south of the intersection of Greenwood Avenue North and 85th Avenue North. Eight ...

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