Tag Archives: hazmat

Homes evacuated after HAZMAT incident in Myerstown, PA


  HMN-Homes have been evacuated after a HAZMAT incident in Myerstown, PA.  The incident involved a fire that produced a toxic orange smoke according to Abc27.   MYERSTOWN, Pa. (WHTM) – Homes and businesses within a half-mile of a waste management plant in Lebanon County were evacuated Monday afternoon for a hazardous materials incident. Gary Verna, chief of the county’s ...

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Refinery HAZMAT team responds to spill in waterway

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  HMN-A Chevron refinery HAZMAT team responds to a report of a spill in a nearby waterway. KRON provides more. RICHMOND (KRON) — A possible hazardous materials spill in the water near the Chevron Refinery in Richmond has been contained, according to Chevron officials. The spill was “quickly boomed by our emergency response team,” according to a statement from Chevron. ...

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Feds make Fentanyl bust in Rio Rico


  HMN-Nogales International provides more information of a Rio Rico Fentanyl bust. A Rio Rico home suspected of housing a dangerous narcotic was searched by federal agents wearing hazmat suits last month while local first responders stood by in case of an emergency. Ray Sayre, director of emergency management in Santa Cruz County, said in situations like this where the ...

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The HazMat guys have answers

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  HMN-Our brothers “The HazMat Guys” have recently launched a new series that we are very excited about. First of all, if you are not listening to “The HazMat Guys Podcast” do yourself a favor and check them out.  Mike and Bobby do an amazing job at breaking down Hazmat response topics on the Podcast platform that makes training relevant, ...

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HAZMAT, Bomb Squad, respond to Massachusetts apartments

HMN-Two Firefighters have been treated for respiratory issues at the scene of a Hazmat situation in Hudson, Massachusetts.  NECN provides more.   Two firefighters are being treated for respiratory issues and an apartment building has been evacuated as first responders and a bomb squad are on the scene of a hazardous materials situation in Hudson, Massachusetts. Hudson police said the ...

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Key Largo Confined Space: Deaths Ruled Accidental

HMN-The recent confined space deaths in Key Largo, FL have officially been ruled “accidental” by the Monroe County Sheriffs Office. The Reporter provides more details. Check out our original post on this incident here.   KEY LARGO, Fla. (AP) – Investigators have determined three Florida Keys road workers died accidentally in a storm-water drain filled with poisonous gases earlier this ...

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