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Baltimore Officials Say Suspicious Van Was Stealing Diesel After Evacuating Parts Of Inner Harbor

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — After evacuating part of downtown Baltimore and an hours-long investigation, police now believe the suspicious van leaking gas in a parking garage near the Inner Harbor was being used to steal diesel fuel, and was not as hazardous as initially believed. Police are continuing to do precautionary sweeps of buildings and parking garages in the area. Mayor ...

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18 people sickened by carbon monoxide at apartment complex.

ABC13     HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Firefighters are responding to a carbon monoxide leak at the Raveneaux Apartments at 14500 Cutten Rd in northwest Harris County. Champions Fire Department confirms at least 18 people are being treated, and one person was airlifted via Life Flight to Memorial Hermann Hospital. Firefighters on the scene believe the exposure was caused by a vehicle ...

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One hospitalized after incident near the Pentagon

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Bomb Squad, HazMat teams remove dangerous material from home

WIBW  ESKRIDGE, Kan. (WIBW) — The Riley Co. Police Department’s bomb squad and hazardous material response team, along with multiple law enforcement agencies, all responded to an Eskridge home on Tuesday. According to the Wabaunsee Co. Sheriff’s Office, a family reported there may be explosive material inside a home, at 210 Mulberry St. The response teams located “dangerous and hazardous” ...

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Vehicle fire turns into HAZMAT scene (Tennessee)

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HAZMAT inspects 30 gallon drum in Daly City

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Chemical suicide attempt interrupted by state troopers; Haz-Mat response after troopers exposed to unknown chemicals in vehicle

Syracuse.com     HMN-State troopers pulled a man from the front seat of his Jeep Cherokee as he was allegedly attempting suicide; by using chemicals. Check out THE GRAY AREA by Phil Ambrose on Go/No Go decision making for cases like this one. LAFAYETTE, N.Y. — A Cicero man tried to kill himself early Monday by mixing chemicals in the front ...

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Gas explosion damages commercial building, leaves mass damage

Local10     A gas explosion was reported Saturday at The Fountains shopping center in Plantation. Plantation Fire Rescue confirmed on Twitter that there are multiple patients. “A bomb just went off,” a man says in a video sent to Local 10 News. The video shows heavy damage to the LA Fitness and nearby buildings at the shopping center on South University Drive ...

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Facebook headquarters evacuated after chemical nerve agent “Sarin” detected in mail room

Fox Carolina   MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — A Facebook mail processing warehouse has been evacuated as Silicon Valley officials try to determine what caused a bag of mail to test positive for the nerve agent sarin. Menlo Park Fire Marshal Jon Johnston said Monday that incoming mail going through routine processing tested positive for sarin. He said authorities are ...

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Law Enforcement conducts narcotics raid; haz-mat response after agents find bulk amounts inside residence

Cherokee Tribune     Local drug agents raided a suspected heroin processing facility inside a Woodstock house on Thursday, seizing the biggest cache of the drug in the county’s history, authorities said Friday morning. According to Cherokee Sheriff’s Office spokesman Capt. Jay Baker: Agents with the Cherokee Multi-Agency Narcotics Squad discovered a “heroin processing facility” at a house off Trickum Road ...

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