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Industrial Fire Familiarization: Celebrating the Industrial responder

Industrial fire

  It’s 2:45 in the morning. Across the facility, operations is scrambling to quickly make sense of an unfolding situation that has smoke and hydrocarbon chugging out the top of their furnace stack. The radios come alive with a call for fire support as flashing lights begin to flood the affected area. You position the engine in just enough time ...

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BHO lab fire injures one

BHO Lab

  HMN-What appears to be a BHO lab fire injures one man in Costa Mesa. Fire crews were able to suppress the fire within about 20 minutes according to the OC Register.   COSTA MESA — A man suspected of running an illegal butane honey oil extraction lab suffered moderate burns when his operation caught fire on Thursday, May 11, ...

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Industrial fire leads to HAZMAT scare in Dallas

Industrial fire

HMN-A Dallas area industrial warehouse leads to a HAZMAT scare for the area. The warehouse held chopped up plastic from chemical containers and fed the flames for hours.      

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Crews battle 5 acre Sulfur fire in Florida

Sulfur fire

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One killed in Louisiana tanker explosion

  HMN-One motorist is dead after a collision on I-310 resulted in a large fire near Luling, LA.  WVUE provides more details. LULING, LA (WVUE) – Thursday shortly after 8 a.m., Louisiana State Police Troop B investigated a fatal crash on I-310 south between LA 18 and LA 3127. The crash claimed the life of 44-year-old Chalanta Brown of LaPlace. ...

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BREAKING-Vehicle accident leads to gas fed fire/evacuations.

Check back for more information as it becomes available. HMN-Breaking news coming in from Indiana, where a vehicle accident has lead to a large gas fed fire, and on going evacuations. Currently, evacuations are in all directions for one half mile.  WRTV provided more.     MADISON COUNTY, Ind. — Evacuations are underway in the area of West Washington Street ...

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Propane, Tractor trailers, involved in Miami fire

  HMN-CBS Miami and Facebook reporting as many as 10 to 15 tractor trailers involved in flames, some propane involved.  HAZMAT enroute to scene.   OPA LOCKA (CBSMiami) — Reports of explosions came in shortly before 5 p.m. in Opa-Locka on Monday. Plumes of black smoke could be seen for miles after a blaze broke out near 12805 NW 42 ...

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Large fire leads to I-85 collapse near Atlanta

  HMN-Large fire underneath interstate near Atlanta leads to collapse.  AJC.com provides more.   Fire officials extinguished a massive fire on I-85 on Thursday night after it burned for more than an hour and led to the collapse of a bridge on the interstate, fire officials said The bridge on I-85 northbound just south of Ga. 400 near Piedmont Road ...

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BREAKING: Large fire at pipeline in Paradis- Video

According to 4WWL: PARADIS, La. – The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is reporting a fire at a Phillips 66 pipeline near the William Discovery plant in Paradis. The sheriff’s office said Highway 90 and Highway 631 are closed in both directions from Bayou Gauche Road to JB Green. Residents in that immediate area are being asked to evacuate. The ...

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6 People Injured in Explosion at Minnesota Truck Plant

HMN- According to ABC News  6 injured after an explosion.   A truck plant explosion in a small southeastern Minnesota town injured six people Wednesday but many more employees could have been hurt, authorities said. Many employees at McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing Inc. in Dodge Center who would have been in the area of the paint shop explosion were off-site at ...

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