Tag Archives: fire

Caldwell County units battle tank battery fire

Tank fire

Sign up for the Hazmatnation mailing list! HMN-Caldwell County Texas fire units battled a tank battery fire lasting over three hours.  The crews were working in severe lightning conditions as cloud to ground strikes were going on in the area at the time. (KXAN) CALDWELL COUNTY, Texas (KXAN) – A large tank battery fire in rural Caldwell County has been ...

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Industrial Fire Familiarization: The Highs and Lows of the pH World

Industrial Fire Familiarization: The Highs and Lows of the pH World While many different ingredients and chemicals are used in the processing industry, there are a certain few standout materials that seem to be a recurring danger. Whether it be 0, or a 14, the extremes of the pH world are shall not be underestimated when it comes to an ...

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Fire and Hazmat respond to boat fire in Tennessee

Boat hazmat

HMN-Harrison, TN crews responded to a boat fire at the Island Cove Marina.  Officials say that The boat had a glue substance used during construction that burns similar to gasoline. (WRCB) HARRISON, TN (WRCB) – UPDATE: Friday afternoon fire crews responded to a boat that was on fire at the Island Cove Marina. Fire officials reported the owners had been ...

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5 missing after oil rig explosion in Oklahoma

Oil rig

HMN-Five people are missing after an explosion leveled an oil rig site in Oklahoma. (WRAL) — Five people are missing after a fiery explosion ripped through an eastern Oklahoma drilling rig on Monday, sending plumes of black smoke into the air and leaving a derrick crumpled on the ground, emergency officials said. More than 20 employees were at the natural ...

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NY crews respond vehicle fire; end up investigating HAZMAT scare

Hazmat

HMN-(Cheektowaga Chronicle) New York fire crews were dispatched to a vehicle fire next to a dwelling in Erie County, and while conducting an investigation of the building nearby, two 55 gallon drums were discovered. CHEEKTOWAGA – The Erie County Hazardous Materials Team was requested to the scene of a fire after crews learned that hazardous materials could have been inside ...

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