Tag Archives: Haz-Mat

Confined Space Rescue For Woman Stuck in Storm Drain

  Fox 25     Around 8 a.m. Wednesday morning, a woman who had been running through traffic and dodging cars across Broadway Extension jumped into a storm drain and hurt herself. Her screams can be heard on the 911 call Oklahoma City Police received this morning. Reportedly, she fell about 25 feet into the drainage hole. A witness who saw ...

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Multiple rail cars derail resulting in roadway blockages and fire; crews working to stabilize remaining hazards

  Fox 8   WELLINGTON, Ohio – There is a train derailment in the village of Wellington at Magyar and Wheeling street. This is just a few blocks off of main street. The first reports of the derailment came in around 6 a.m.  State Route 18 and 58 are closed. 10 to 15 cars derailed. Assistant Fire Chief Bill Brown says there were ...

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Interstate shut down after highway transport incident involving hydrogen peroxide

Hometown Station   A leaking tanker truck releasing Hydrogen Peroxide along the northbound 5 Freeway just a mile south from Templin Highway has caused a hazmat response from first responders, according to officials. The incident is being called the Templin Incident and has completely shut down the NB I-5 Freeway lanes near the leak for an extended period of time, ...

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Fatal explosion destroys home in southern Indiana, over a dozen other homes damaged

WLWT5      JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. — A home explosion rocked a neighborhood in Jeffersonville, Indiana,on Sunday. According to police, there were three people in the home at the time of the explosion. One of them was killed. Two victims were transported to a local hospital. When firefighters arrived at the scene minutes later, the house was completely burned to the ground. ...

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Chlorine plant fire produces dangerous fumes, closes Pulaski Skyway

      News12   A fire at a Chlorine plant in Hudson County is producing dangerous fumes and forced the closure of the Pulaski Skyway. The fire started around 10 p.m. Friday at the Alden Leeds Corporation plant on Jacobus Avenue. Thick smoke could be seen for miles. Due to the chemicals burning in the fire, officials in northern New ...

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DEA Search Warrant finds Fentanyl, Hash Oil Manufacturing Operation

CHULA VISTA, Calif. (KGTV) — One man was arrested following a narcotics bust in the South Bay Wednesday. According to authorities, the incident happened at 28 2nd Avenue in Chula Vista. The DEA says they served a search warrant at the home as part of an ongoing investigation. After searching the home, investigators discovered a fentanyl and hash oil manufacturing operation. ...

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Evacuation order issued for those living within a half mile radius of zinc plant fire in Mooresboro

  Fox Carolina 21      MOORESBORO, NC (FOX Carolina) – Early Monday morning officials issued an evacuation warning for residents within a half mile radius of the American Zinc Products Plant in Mooresboro. Deputies with the sheriff’s office are going door to door to get citizens evacuated after a fire at the plant has become hazardous, releasing sulfuric acid into ...

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Suicide bombers kill more than 207 people and hurt 500 in ‘targeted attack on Christians’ on Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka: Americans, British and Dutch among the dead in eight blasts at churches and five-star hotels

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Haz-Mat incident at UCLA results in LAFD Haz-Mat Response

  ABC7    WESTWOOD, LOS ANGELES (KABC) — A hazmat team responded to UCLA on a report of a student being injured in a chemical reaction Tuesday night. After assessing the scene, officials determined the student had only incurred minor lacerations and no chemicals had been spilled. The incident occurred around 8 p.m. at a laboratory inside a four-story science ...

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Overturned 18 wheeler transporting chemicals shuts down roadway, 2nd vehicle requiring extrication to remove driver

      WSPA       EASLEY, S.C. (WSPA) — Authorities say a tractor trailer hauling a chemical overturned after sideswiping a pickup truck in Easley. The crash happened around 9:30 a.m. Tuesday on Highway 123 near SC 124. Lance Cpl. Joe Hovis with the S.C. Highway Patrol said the tractor trailer driver crossed a center line and sideswiped a ...

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