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Chemical spill clears Oregon HS science lab

HMN- Firefighters responded Friday to chemical spill in science lab storage closet at Redmond High School in Oregon according to KTVZ Channel 21. (Photo: Redmond Fire and Rescue) REDMOND, Ore. – (Update: More details from fire marshal) A chemical spill in a storage closet at Redmond High School on Friday prompted evacuation and sealing of the classroom and sent two teachers ...

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Toxicology reports confirm children in HAZMAT incident died from phosphine gas exposure

According to KVII: AMARILLO, Texas (KVII) — The toxicology results for the four children that died in a HAZMAT incident at a North Amarillo home in January confirm the children all died from Aluminum Phosphide poisoning. On January 2, 9-year-old Johnnie Balderas, 7-year-old Filipe Balderas, 11-year-old Josue Balderas and 17-year-old Yasmeen Balderas were all found dead due to the deadly phosphine ...

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Tanker truck catches fire on Harbor Bridge in Corpus Christi, Tx

HMN- Tanker truck catch and  fire in Corpus Christi,  Texas leads to major fire and traffic problems. The tanker was determined to be carrying crude oil, which caught fire at the scene. News according to KRIS TV channel 6 An 18-wheeler caught fire near the Harbor Bridge. This is right where Highway 181 meets the bridge. At least two vehicles were believed ...

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New York -3 Injured Following Hazmat Situation at LaGuardia Airport

“” According to NBC4 NewYork: Three people were being evaluated for minor injuries after being exposed to some sort of hazardous material at LaGuardia Airport Wednesday morning, emergency officials say. The FDNY said they received a 911 call to airport at around 5:45 a.m. Three people were exposed to the mystery material, but it was not immediately clear what it ...

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Possible exposure after acid spill at Oxnard recycling center “slight radiation was detected”

HMN-“The material was described as a radiological substance, according to an initial report filed with the state’s Office of Emergency Services. ” and “slight radiation was detected” according to the Ventura County Star. Rescuers responded to a report of two people exposed to a chemical spill at a recycling center in Oxnard just before 10 a.m. Wednesday. Authorities said the spill took place ...

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Hazmat Crews Called to Home After Report of Intruder

HMN- We cant help but think it went something like this  “Freeze your under arrest! Put your hands behind your back, this is the Poli… uh Hazmat Team!” Police investigation into a man breaking onto a residence results in an arrest and hazmat situation. “”   HANOVER, Mass. —An arrest has been made after a hazmat situation in Hanover. Hanover ...

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Industrial fire at 124-year-old facility, Hazmat crews respond

HMN- Industrial fire at 124-year-old facility,”First responders noted seeing smoke and fire inside the idustrial  building, which houses steel and fiber drums, plastic barrels and a variety of other totes used by oil and chemical companies.” according to mlive.com MARNE, MI — Officials from numerous fire departments were dispatched Friday morning to an industrial fire in northeast Ottawa County. The fire, ...

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Hazmat responds to chemical reaction at South Bend adhesive plant

HMN- South Bend, Indiana chemical plant fire causes shelter in place orders according to WNDU News Center 16. “Wednesday night, South Bend fire activated its hazmat team after reports of chemical explosions at a near west-side factory. Around 9:30 p.m. first responders were called to Royal Adhesives in the 2000-block of West Washington St. Crews soon determined that a chemical reaction ...

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Hazmat Crews Work to Remove Chemical Items at Franklin Home

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HMN- NBC Boston reports Hazmat crews and police are working to remove suspicious chemical items at a home in Franklin, Massachusetts.   Neighbors are stunned by an investigation unfolding inside a home in Franklin, Massachusetts, where hazmat crews worked Wednesday to remove suspicious chemical items. “I am absolutely flabbergasted,” said Jessica Tolmie. “I’ve lived here my whole life.” Responders were on ...

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