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‘Never Compromise Safety’ except when driving under a Cryo with Flam Corrosives

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Tanker Truck Explosion near Highway 99 in Atwater, Ca. Roads Closed

HMN- Breaking News on California tanker exploding on the highway! Massive fire in Atwater CA pic.twitter.com/wfVvWBNCa6 — Greg Pina Colada (@pina250) May 23, 2017   ATWATER — Fire crews are on the scene of a possible Tanker explosion in Atwater near Highway 99. Southbound Highway 99 is closed at Westside Boulevard due to the tanker fire at Applegate Road. Caltrans ...

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California chemical company indicted on smuggling charges

HMN- According to the East Bay Times the California chemical company, AK Scientific, mislabeled hazmat loads as non hazmat. This fundamentally undermines the job of responding units should a spill require emergency response. Chemical and physical properties of spills are the basis of PPE selection and mitigation tactics as responders use the labeling for decision making. UNION CITY, CA. — A ...

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Three Killed in Western Iowa hazmat Crash Identified

HMN – Fatal crash in Iowa, hazmat involved according to whotv.com CASS COUNTY, Iowa– A western Iowa crash has claimed the lives of three in Cass County. Sergeant Nathan Ludwig with the Iowa State Patrol says a multiple vehicle crash has killed three and sent eight more to the hospital. 41 year old Rodney Sanborn of Nebraska, 11 year old ...

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Overturn Tanker Fully Involved on I-81

HMN- This tanker was overturned and fully involved, click picture for video from facebook  

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Residents of Minnesota town return home after derailment

HMN- News Update from Tribune ELLENDALE, MINN. Nearly all residents of the small southern Minnesota town of Ellendale have been allowed to return home after a train derailed and spilled hazardous chemicals. A Friday afternoon update from the Union Pacific Railroad says with the exception of one homeowner within 400 feet of the site, the evacuation had been lifted. The ...

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Hazmat crew on scene in Ohio

HMN- Hazmat on I70 according to  WDTN.com  in Preble County, Ohio LEWISBURG, Preble County, Ohio (WDTN) — A state hazardous materials safety investigator is on the scene of a crash involving two semi trucks on I-70 in Preble County. The accident happened in the eastbound lane near Lewisburg at mile marker 14. Ohio State Highway Patrol on the scene says one semi ...

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Semi Rolls & Spills Ammonium Nitrate

  MIDVALE, Utah, Oct. 5, 2016 (Gephardt Daily) ” Police shut down the northbound and southbound Interstate 15 freeway at 6100 South on Wednesday morning after a semi-truck rolled and spilled ammonium nitrate. Marissa Villaseor, spokeswoman for Utah Highway Patrol, said the multi-vehicle crash at approximately 9:15 a.m. involved a truck trailer, two vehicles, and a semi hauling ammonium nitrate, ...

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Human Waste Truck Strikes Car, Leaving Intersection Clogged

HMN-Luckily the waste truck did not hit the fan! This story comes from The Daily Californian. A passenger car and a truck carrying human waste collided near the intersection of College and Ashby avenues about 6:00 a.m. Sunday morning, according to Berkeley Police Department Lt. Andrew Rateaver. The passenger car left the roadway and entered the property of the Wells Fargo ...

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Chemical spill shuts down Highway 90 in St.Mary

According to KATC.com (and thanks to Ryan Henry, soon to be contributor to HMN): St. Mary Parish Deputies are responding to a chemical spill off of Highway 90 near Pepper Road in the Jeanerette area. All lanes of travel east and west including the service roads are closed. All traffic is being diverted to Highway 182 via Pepper Road in ...

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