Tag Archives: hazmat

Suspected incendiary device in Marion deemed no hazard

According to Wareham Wicked Local: MARION – A walker on Pumping Station Road this morning discovered a possible incendiary device and alerted local authorities, according to the state Fire Marshal’s office. The state Hazardous Material Response Team initially responded and did not find anything of concern. The State Police Bomb Squad responded and did not find anything explosive. There was ...

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Police chase leads to Hazmat situation

HMN-According to KMSP, a police chase ended with nine people going to the hospital for noxious fume inhalation. LINO LAKES, Minn. (KMSP) – A police chase from Blaine, Minnesota to Lino Lakes, Minnesota ended with a strange twist Tuesday morning, with nine people taken to the hospital for exposure to noxious fumes. According to the Blaine Police Department, officers attempted ...

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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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Four sheriffs sent to hospital after hazmat incident at Kamloops courthouse

HMN- Canadian officials respond to the local  courthouse to a report of a possible hazmat incident according to CBC News.      Kamloops RCMP say four sheriffs and one prisoner were taken to hospital after an incident at the Kamloops courthouse late Wednesday afternoon. According to police, when a prisoner who was suspected to be in possession of a bag ...

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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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One dead after multiple transport collision, chemical spill on Highway 401

HMN-Accident involving fluorosilicic acid contaminates 7 Firefighters, 3 Police Officers, 3 Paramedics & 17 civilians.  According to the Kingstonregion.com  one person was killed. OPP report that one male is deceased following the multi-vehicle pile-up and chemical spill that took place on Highway 401 in Leeds and Thousand Islands Township Tuesday afternoon. Ian Meville, 45, of Hamilton, was transported to hospital where ...

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Stormont Vail ER closed after mercury spill

Topeka HazMat – Hazmat incident began late Monday and continued into early Tuesday According to CJOnline.com: Topeka Fire Department crews spent nearly four hours late Monday into early Tuesday cleaning up a hazardous materials spill that temporarily closed the emergency department at a local hospital, authorities said. The fire department’s hazardous materials unit responded around 10:30 p.m. Monday to a ...

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60 firefighters, hazmat team on site of knocked Stanford lab fire

HMN- Fire at Medical School Building brings 60 firefighters, 9 engines, 5 trucks, 2 ambulances, 5 Command Chiefs and Hazmat. According to KRON4 PALO ALTO (KRON) — Palo Alto Fire crews knocked down a 3-alarm fire at Stanford University in Palo Alto after evacuating the surrounding area Saturday morning. Crews first reported the fire on Twitter around 7:45 a.m. in the ...

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