Tag Archives: Haz-Mat

8 people taken to hospitals after a HazMat incident at a Market Basket

  Boston.Com  Emergency personnel responded to the Market Basket in Rowley on Thursday afternoon for a report of an unknown gas leak, police and fire officials said in a release, referring to the situation as a “Tier 1 Hazmat incident.” The call came in at about 3 p.m., and the entire strip mall where the supermarket is located on Newburyport ...

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Haz-Mat Incident Results In Business Fire At California Industrial Site

CBS Los Angeles    SIMI VALLEY (CBSLA) – A hazmat incident caused a fire at an industrial building in Simi Valley Tuesday morning, prompting evacuations of several nearby businesses. The hazmat incident was reported before 6:30 a.m. in the 100 block of West Cochran Street, which is located in a business district, according to the Ventura County Fire Department. Hazmat ...

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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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