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Gas Main, Street Collapse Reported

nbcnewyork.com     Utilities, FDNY Units are Responding to a reported street collapse and water main leak after a line was struck.   Con Edison and FDNY crews are responding to a report of a water main pipe rupture and street collapse in Queens after a gas main was struck, according to the FDNY. The gas issue near Northern Boulevard and 114th ...

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Early Morning Fluorine Gas Leak Prompts Shelter In Place Order, Decontamination Underway

TheInquirer.com   An early morning release of Flourine Gas at an industrial site in Pennsylvania has prompted an evacuation order from emergency officials. A gas leak at a Plumsteadville, Bucks County, plant has prompted officials to tell residents within a half-mile of the facility to shelter in place.  Initial reports indicated the gas was fluorine and that one person required ...

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Major gas leak in Waco

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  KWTX WACO, Texas (KWTX) The Waco Fire Department’s hazmat team responded to a major natural gas leak after city workers struck a line around 7:45 p.m. Tuesday. The leak was reported in the 1700 block of Austin Avenue. The area has been blocked off while crews work the scene, and the Library was evacuated as a precaution. Crews are monitoring ...

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Montgomery county investigates possible gas leak

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(Bethesda Magazine) Wednesday: County fire and rescue emergency medical workers along with a crew from the Hazardous Incident Response Team evaluated residents at the Willard Apartment building in Chevy Chase after reports of illness potentially caused by a gas leak. At 4:05 p.m. however, Montgomery Fire and Rescue Services spokesman Pete Piringer reported that emergency workers determined there was no gas ...

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Houston gas leaks cause many to be hospitalized

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(Abc 13) HOUSTON, Texas – Sixteen people, including 11 children and five adults, were transported to Memorial Hermann Hospital after authorities responded to a natural gas release near school campuses in northwest Houston. Fifteen people from the KIPP NEXUS campus located at Watonga Boulevard near W. 43rd St. were affected. One child was transported from the St. Ambrose Catholic School ...

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Phoenix responds to house fire, gas leak.

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HMN-Phoenix firefighters evacuated part of a neighborhood after discovering a broken gas line during post fire operations.  The line was leaking into the back yard of the home. KTAR PHOENIX — Natural gas leaked into the backyard of an abandoned home that caught on fire early Saturday morning, the Phoenix Fire Department said. Around 4 p.m. a house south of Southern ...

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Propane tank explosion at Bluffton home kills one person

HMN- One person was dead after propane grill exploded according to WJCL News Bluffton, SC —One person is dead after a propane tank exploded near a grill outside of a Bluffton home. Bluffton Police say it happened in Bluffton’s Hampton Lake subdivision Sunday night. The cause of that explosion is now under investigation. WJCL will continue to update this story ...

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Coast guard responds to possible gas leak off Louisiana coast

  HMN-According to KATC, the Coast Guard is investigating a release of gas and condensate in the Gulf of Mexico. The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) and the U.S. Coast Guard are responding to a release of gas and condensate from a pipeline at West Cameron 165 in the Gulf of Mexico, approximately 32 miles southwest of Cameron, ...

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Evacuations follow chlorine gas leak in Port Allegany

HMN- Chlorine gas leak story from Olean Times. PORT ALLEGANY, Pa. — A chlorine gas leak shut down portions of Port Allegany and forced the evacuation of 50 to 100 people Monday morning. No injuries were reported, and the borough water system wasn’t impacted in an incident that emergency responders made quick work of containing, McKean County Emergency Services Director Andrew ...

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Propane Destroys Fuggettoboutit: Tuckerton food truck explodes

HMN- A propane leak is to blame for yet another explosive situation leaving a business destroyed. With an expansion ratio of 270/1 it wouldn’t take much to make a bad situation worse. The gas air mixtures are explosive and will always seek an ignition source. Liquid propane is extremely efficient as a cooking and heating fuel as well as having ...

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