Tag Archives: fire

Hydrogen explosion kills one at Albanian refinery

HMN-Reuters has reported that one person was killed, and atleast seven others have been wounded in an Albanian refinery explosion.  A malfunctioning hydrogen valve is believed to be the culprit. This comes only 2  months after a 52 million dollar refinery revamp. TIRANA, Nov 11 (Reuters) – An explosion at an Albanian-U.S.-owned refinery in the southern area of Ballsh overnight killed ...

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No fatalities reported in explosion & huge fire in Payson, AZ

HMN- A all too common theme as cooler weather sets in. A multiple unit dwelling has been destroyed buy what has been described as a gas explosion.   PAYSON, AZ (KPHO/KTVK) – No fatalities are reported after an explosion and huge fire in Payson. Earlier, the Payson Regional Dispatch Center said they had confirmed fatalities. But a later update from ...

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Fumes overtake classroom, 8 go to the hospital

HMN- it’s not just batteries causing illness and  fires. Phone charger sends seven to the hospital after fumes overtake classroom. News from CBS Boston. ROXBURY (CBS) — Eight at a Roxbury school went to the hospital after inhaling fumes from an overheated charger. Firefighters say an electronic device charger overheated and sparked on Monday at the Manville School, and when a ...

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A family of four survivors escaped fire by jumping from the second floor

HMN- Ten people were hurt when a fire tore through a small apartment complex in Payson. this story according to the 12 News. Photo credit ABC15 Arizona/ Google PAYSON, Ariz. (AP) - Fire Chief David Staub says the fourplex is a total loss after an explosion ignited the blaze Saturday evening. The fire was reported after sundown and fire crews arrived to ...

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Lithium Ion battery explodes at NASA/JPL

HMN- Just when you think it only happens to you, wired.com posted this about JPL. ON JUNE 14, 2016, four researchers at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory were preparing to ship a waist-high, ape-like robot named RoboSimian off-site. They had built the bot to rescue people from dangerous situations that human rescuers can’t hack. The scientists swapped one lithium-ion battery for ...

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Large Fire In San Bernardino Prompted A Hazmat Response

HMN - San Bernardino, California a large fire in a industrial area prompted Fire Officials to request a hazmat to the scene of the incident for support with tanks marked as hazardous materials. The fire according to pe.com could be seen for miles. A fire in San Bernardino whose smoke could be seen from throughout the city prompted a hazmat crew ...

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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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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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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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