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Barge collision in Houston ship channel sends gasoline reformate into waterway

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North Carolina crews work gasoline spill

WSOCTv CHARLOTTE, N.C. – A tanker truck overturned early Wednesday afternoon on Mount Holly Road near Interstate 485 in west Charlotte, fire officials said, spilling gasoline across the roadway. Hazmat teams responded to the scene and said the tanker was carrying 9,000 gallons of gasoline when it crashed. “It is affecting environmental areas such as storm drains and the ground itself. So right now, ...

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Homes evacuated after Gasoline spill

HMN-A Gasoline leak prompted the evacuation of 10 homes this afternoon in New Jersey .  The tank began to leak while being filled from a tanker truck. NorthJersey.com provides more information.   MAYWOOD – Ten homes were evacuated and several streets closed after 100 to 200 gallons of gasoline leaked from an underground tank during tanker truck offloading operations at ...

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Gas spill prompts HAZMAT team response in Washington twp

  HMN-Responders from Washington Township responded to a gasoline leak at an area Shell station.  WHIO reports around 220 gallons being released and some is being tracked in a local waterway where teams have set boom.   Washington Twp. Fire Department hazmat crews are working to clean up a fuel spill tonight after 220 gallons of gasoline spilled at the ...

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Colonial pipeline leak leads to defensive HAZMAT response

    HMN-A leak in the Colonial Pipeline near Chattanooga, TN, leads to defensive HAZMAT measures.  Multiple teams from the area deployed to put out containment boom as a precaution to prevent any product from entering the Tennessee River.  The Times Free Press reported that pipeline technicians have been notified and are responsible for any cleanup required. First responders in ...

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Tanker rollover in Birmingham, Alabama

    HMN-a tanker rollover lead to an active gasoline leak in Birmingham, AL.  Crews worked to keep the leak out of the storm drains in the area according to WBRC 6. BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) – Birmingham Fire Department responded to a hazmat situation involving an overturned 18-wheeler on 22 St. N. Saturday at 9:30 a.m. Assistant Chief Buddy Wilks ...

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Trailer disconnects from tractor, prompting Fairfax HAZMAT response

HMN-Fairfax HAZMAT crews worked early Saturday morning on a trailer that had become disconnected from the tractor.  The trailer had to be transferred to another awaiting trailer at the scene.  Insidenova provided more information for us. Fairfax County Fire and Rescue department units responded to a hazardous materials incident at the intersection of Terminal Road and Fairfax County Parkway around ...

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Do You Know Anything About Gas Station Safety?

HMN- How familiar with gas station operations are you and your team? Check out some safety features at gas stations from this video: Thanks Kevin Ryan of Baltimore, MD for sharing this info and video link.

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This Sucks: Woman vacuuming gasoline sparks explosion!

HMN-No matter how many times you’re told to be careful sometimes you’re just not. Original story posted by Florida Today  with video of the incident. TITUSVILLE, Fla. – Surveillance cameras at Shuttle Car Wash on Cheney Highway captures a potentially life-threatening situation, The Titusville car wash owner Billy Barnwell says that at 5 p.m. Monday, an unknown woman vacuumed gasoline from the ...

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Gasoline explosion in Egypt – HazMat Guys Nation Roundtable

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Source: youtube/JoseMartinez We plan the roundtable subjects in advance, and tend to always end up with related news that week. Join us on the blab to discuss Gas and Diesel response. The HazMatGuys Roundtable Gas/Diesel

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