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1 dead, several ill, after chemical incident at Buffalo Wild Wings

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Paramedic falls ill after medical call

HMN-Global news reports that a paramedic has fallen ill to the point of hospitalization after a drug exposure on a call.  Currently he is in ICU. A Calgary paramedic has fallen critically ill after being exposed to drugs during a call this past week, according to the Alberta Paramedic Association. In a post on Facebook, the association said Ryan B. ...

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6 hospitalized at Manheim Auto Auction

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HMN-Details are limited,  however WHTM reports that a hazmat incident at the Manheim Auto Auction lead to the hospitalization of 6 people. The workers complained of smelling something odd, then exhibited “typical” exposure symptoms including nausea. MANHEIM, Pa. (WHTM) – A hazmat incident at the Manheim Auto Auction left six workers hospitalized Friday. Ambulances and fire trucks swarmed the facility ...

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Firefighter hospitalized after possible Fentanyl exposure

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  HMN-A Winnipeg firefighter was hospitalized earlier this week after a possible Fentanyl exposure. CBC news reports that the firefighter exhibited signs of opioid poisoning after a medical run. A Winnipeg firefighter was treated in hospital after being exposed to a substance believed to be fentanyl earlier this week and is still off the job. On Wednesday evening, firefighters responded ...

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Woman exposed to Lead Oxide in California

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According to the East Bay Times: SAN JOSE — Firefighters are responding to a hazardous materials incident involving a patient at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in San Jose, a fire department spokesman said. An air ambulance brought in a woman from Hollister to the hospital at 751 S. Bascom Ave., Fire Capt. Mitch Matlow said. The patient was decontaminated ...

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Multiple students possibly exposed to chemical at Manhattan school

  HMN-Multiple students possibly came in contact with Copper Sulfate.  The incident took place just before noon Thursday according to CBS New York. NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – More than two dozen people were decontaminated after possible exposure to hazardous materials at an Inwood school Thursday. There was concern several students were exposed to copper sulfate at the Northeastern Academy school ...

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