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Industrial fire reported at Sinclair refinery.

Industrial fire

Industrial fire crews mitigate small fire at Sinclair refinery.     HMN-A small fire broke out in an operating unit Monday at the Rawlins, WY refinery operated by Sinclair.  According to officials there were no injuries or offsite impacts.  The fire was contained in about 90 minutes by industrial fire crews according to Rawlinstimes.com. SINCLAIR — Sirens broke the early ...

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Person flown to hospital after propane tank explosion in Pulaski County

HMN-According to WDBJ 7 PULASKI CO., Va. (WDBJ7) One man was airlifted to the hospital after another explosion at Claytor Lake Monday afternoon. It happened as a man re-filled a home’s natural gas tank. The homeowners were put in a hotel Monday night, but thankfully no one else was hurt. The worker has burns on the upper parts of his body ...

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Natural gas pipeline ruptures into fireball

  HMN-According to the Platte County Citizen, a natural gas pipelined  rupture lead to a large fireball.  No injuries currently reported. An explosion along a natural gas transmission line resulted in a huge fire ball visible for miles on the night of Tuesday, Nov. 29. Multiple emergency agencies responded to calls at about 6:30 p.m. The fire occurred at 9600 ...

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Indian refinery fire kills two, injures six others.

HMN-A refinery fire has reportedly killed 2, and injured atleast 6 other at the Reliance Industries Limited refinery complex in Jamnagar, India.  According to Indianexpress, the flash fire occurred after a reported gas leak, and has since been extinguished. Two workers died while six were critically injured after a fire broke out at the refinery complex of Reliance Industries Limited ...

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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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