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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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Exploding manholes point to larger problem

Reposted from: POSTED 8:12 PM, FEBRUARY 3, 2015, BY JAMES FORD, UPDATED AT 10:14AM, FEBRUARY 4, 2015 PARK SLOPE, Brooklyn (PIX11) — Eighteen hours after a manhole explosion seriously injured a passerby, a similar explosion a few blocks away forced an evacuation, and left residents without power. The close proximity of the two fires is unusual, but the frequency of ...

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HazMat responds to broken gas meter after car crashes into building, catches fire, RAW video

According to Fox13 SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake City Fire Department crews responded after a car crashed into a building and caught it on fire Saturday afternoon, and HazMat crews were called in to address a gas meter broken by the crash–which sent the elderly man driving the vehicle to a hospital with injuries that are not life threatening. ...

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