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Truck carrying 10,000 batteries catches fire


(FreeP.com)   Part of southbound I-275 is closed this morning after a semi-tractor trailer carrying 10,000 batteries caught fire Tuesday night, causing a hazmat situation. The closure is on the right shoulder of I-275 and 7 Mile, according to state police. The fire was cleared about an hour after officials arrived on the scene. The Livonia Fire Department deemed the fire a hazmat ...

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Truck full of Axe body spray catches fire near Austin


(ABC) BELTON, Texas — A section of Interstate 35 in Texas was reduced to the consistency of gravel after a truck carrying Axe body spray exploded due to a fire igniting the highly flammable aerosol cans. An 18-wheeler was driving on I-35 through Belton, Texas, about 60 miles north of Austin, around 4 a.m. Friday when the driver saw a ...

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Toxic water being pumped from creek after Melbourne factory fire


(9 News) Millions of litres of polluted water is being pumped out of a Tottenham Creek, contaminated by yesterday’s warehouse chemical fire. Stony Creek – which runs right beside Merriwa Kindergarten – had machinery funnelling 30 million litres of water into storm drains where it will be treated, instead of flowing straight into the Yarra. Firefighters have declared the warehouse ...

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Ferrous Chloride spill and big rig fire shut down I-49

Industrial fire

  HMN-A Semi carrying Ferrous Chloride shut down I-49 after catching fire.  The fire did result in some of the Ferrous Chloride to escape and burn. (4029Tv.com) All lanes of I-49 were closed in both directions near Winslow due to a tractor trailer fire Wednesday afternoon. The tractor trailer was emitting hazardous chemicals, identified by the Arkansas Department of Transportation ...

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Pennsylvania crews battle fuel storage fire

Fuel storage

(Penn Live) Sign up for the Hazmatnation mailing list!   A number of emergency units are responding to a fuel tank fire at 5125 Simpson Ferry Road in Hampden Township, at the Zenith Energy Terminal. Parts of Simpson Ferry Road and Wesley Drive in the area of the fuel terminal have been closed, according to emergency radio dispatches. Hazmat has ...

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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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