Tag Archives: Haz-Mat

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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Fire reignites at ITC facility in Deer Park

  ABC13     DEER PARK, Texas (KTRK) — A black plume of smoke is rising from the Intercontinental Terminal Company once again after a fire reignited Friday at the Deer Park tank farm. Reporter Stefania Okolie said it appears at least two tanks may be on fire at the site. Earlier Friday, ITC issued a shelter-in-place for its industrial neighbors and ...

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Plume modeling forecast shows smoke will shift over north, northwest Houston this afternoon

  12newsnow.com    HOUSTON — Tuesday is day three of the tank farm fire at Intercontinental Terminals Company southeast of Houston. Overnight there was a setback in containing the fire due to a drop in water pressure, the company says. The fire grew more intense, continuing to send a big black plume of smoke into the sky. The state and county ...

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Man faces judge after Spencer police officers hospitalized for methamphetamine exposure

    WHDH   SPENCER, MASS. (WHDH) – A man who was arrested Thursday night after three Spencer police officers were hospitalized for methamphetamine exposure faced a judge Friday, officials said. Scott Yerger, 48, was arraigned in East Brookfield District Court on drug and motor vehicle charges. Methamphetamine was discovered inside Yerger’s vehicle after officers stopped him for driving erratically with a ...

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Pipe bomb explodes inside mailbox, damages residence after explosion

  BBC    A 65-year-old-woman is being treated for shock after a pipe bomb attack in Craigavon, County Armagh. The device was pushed through the letterbox of a house in the Burnside area at about 12:50 GMT on Thursday and exploded inside the property. The blast caused damage to the front door and hallway of the property. The woman was upstairs at ...

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2 women arrested after ‘clandestine’ meth lab discovered during search warrant

  ABC8      HOPEWELL, Va. (WRIC) — Authorities in Hopewell arrested two women on Thursday after conducting an early morning search warrant and discovering a suspected “one-pot” clandestine methamphetamine lab. Hopewell detectives executed a narcotics-related search warrant in a residence in the 1000 block of Elm Street at 6:20 a.m., police said. Hopewell Fire, along with Ft. Lee Fire and Rescue ...

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CNU fraternity house still off-limits 11 days after hazmat situation

Wavy.com     NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Frustrated students at Christopher Newport University are trying to get their items back from where they lived. 11 days ago, hazmat crews entered their fraternity and removed dangerous chemicals. The area remains off-limits. Benjamin Williams is one of the nine fraternity brothers who were displaced, and he can’t get his stuff. “My desktop computer, I ...

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Sunnyvale officer hospitalized after possible fentanyl exposure

The Mercury News    SUNNYVALE — A Sunnyvale police officer was in stable condition after he was overcome by possible fentanyl exposure while handling a suspect’s drug package Wednesday night, authorities said. The accidental drug release prompted an overnight evacuation of Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety headquarters. Six other officers were taken to the hospital for a precautionary medical evaluation and ...

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Law Enforcement Officials seize estimated $1.7 million in heroin, fentanyl in Kensington drug bust

Fox 29   PHILADELPHIA (WTXF) – Philadelphia Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced on Thursday the results of a successful operation to thwart a large drug trafficking operation in Kensington. The joint operation dubbed the “Kensington Initiative,” saw 160 officers and agents participate in the execution of search warrants at 13 residences and 15 vehicles. The narcotics seized by authorities totaled approximately $1.7 million ...

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Law Enforcement Officer Self Administers Narcan; Haz-Mat Response

WSPA 7   WILLIAMSTON, SC (WSPA) – A Williamston Police officer was taken to the hospital after giving himself Narcan after falling ill taking a suspect to jail. According to Williamston Police Chief Tony Taylor, two officers had gone to a residence to serve an arrest warrant for operating a drug house. One officer was transporting the suspect when he became ill ...

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