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Deadly truck accident in La Porte causes hazmat spill – video

Source: MyFoxHouston FOX 26 News | MyFoxHouston MyFoxHouston – A deadly truck accident in La Porte caused a hazmat leak and and had a good part of Highway 225 shutdown for hours. The driver of the 18 wheeler died at the scene. Officials say the truck went over a barrier and hit a natural gas line. Sky Fox was over ...

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“Explosive device” kills one at Neosho recycling center

Source:   Amos Bridges, News-Leader One man died and another was injured in an explosion at a Neosho recycling facility that authorities blamed on “an explosive device included in a pile of empty military shell casings.” The City of Neosho said in a statement that the explosion occurred just before 3:30 a.m. when two employees at USA Metal Recycling were handling ...

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Explosion rips through Ghanaian petrol station killing at least 150 people – VIDEO

Source: DailyMail.com At least 150 people have died after a devastating explosion ripped through a petrol station during heavy flooding in Ghana. A gruesome scene was left in the capital of Accra, with charred bodies and neighbouring buildings burning through the night. The blast was caused when floodwater washed stored fuel into a nearby fire while victims were sheltering from ...

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Danger Next Door: A Growing Epidemic

Source: NBC Los Angeles Updated at 11:09 PM PDT on Thursday, Apr 23, 2015 It is illegal to make, but legal to use under California’s medical marijuana law. While smoking it may not kill you, making it can, according to an elite team of narcotics investigators. Butane Honey Oil, also known as wax or hash oil, is a highly concentrated ...

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Fighting fire with fire – Orlando Firefighters safely prevent dangerous explosion

Earlier this month Orlando HazMat 1 and Engine 101 were called to investigate a smell of gas from a scrap metal yard.  The HazMat team and first due engine company conducted a thorough search of the area and found 20 propane cylinders in a locked fence area.  Using gas detection equipment the highly trained first responders located one cylinder with ...

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2 Workers Killed When Oil Tank Explodes at Home Near Westchester School

Source: NBC4 New York Two workers died when the oil tank they were digging up at a home not far from a school in Westchester exploded Thursday, according to an official familiar with the case. It’s not clear what caused the blast at the home at Hillside Avenue and School Street in Hastings-on-Hudson at about 11:30 a.m., the mayor of ...

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Worker killed in hydrogen blast when water reacted with titanium liquid

Sources: AP and www.osha.gov According to OSHA worker was killed in hydrogen blast when water reacted with titanium liquid on March 27, 2015. MORGANTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a worker was killed in an explosion at an eastern Pennsylvania manufacturing plant. Emergency crews in Berks County were called to the Timet titanium plant in Caernarvon Township just before 11 p.m. ...

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TANKER TRUCK ON FIRE ON NEW JERSEY TURNPIKE IN WOODBRIDGE

Source: WABC TV WOODBRIDGE, N.J. — A tanker truck crashed and caught fire on the New Jersey Turnpike Tuesday, forcing a stretch of the highway to be closed. The accident happened at about 1:45 p.m. near Interchange 11 in Woodbridge, on a ramp from the southbound NJ Turnpike truck lanes. Police say the driver was severely burned and airlifted to ...

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One dead in head-on collision with tanker and box truck in Lower Providence Township

FOX 29 News Philadelphia | WTXF-TV Source: Fox29 Philly LOWER PROVIDENCE, Pa. – One driver is dead in a head-on collision involving a box truck and tanker truck in Lower Providence Township. The incident occurred around 6 a.m. on Monday morning. Hazmat crews responded to the scene of the collision although it was determined that no hazardous materials were in ...

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Tanker truck Fire East of Los Angeles shuts freeway – Video

Source: ABC7 Sunday, April 26, 2015, Los Angeles (BELL) LA County Fire responds to tanker fire on 710 freeway.

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