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Picric acid causes South Carolina hazmat scare


HMN-Firefighters in South Carolina responded after a homeowner came across containers of Picric Acid.  (NEWS 2) WEST ASHLEY, S.C. (WCBD) — Several roads were forced to close in West Ashley following a HazMat situation, Friday afternoon. Shortly after 1 p.m. units were dispatched to the area of Fitzroy Drive in the Shadowmoss Subdivision for an unknown substance. A resident in ...

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Katy freeway shutdow after fatal accident; hazmat spill

Fatal hazmat

HMN-One driver is dead after his big rig slammed into the rear of another on Katy, TX freeway.  Along with the injuries, a diesel spill shutdown the freeway during busy rush hour.(Chron.com) All of the outbound main lanes of the Katy Freeway will remain closed into Houston’s rush hour because of a fatal big-rig wreck, according to the Texas Department ...

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Fire and Hazmat respond to boat fire in Tennessee

Boat hazmat

HMN-Harrison, TN crews responded to a boat fire at the Island Cove Marina.  Officials say that The boat had a glue substance used during construction that burns similar to gasoline. (WRCB) HARRISON, TN (WRCB) – UPDATE: Friday afternoon fire crews responded to a boat that was on fire at the Island Cove Marina. Fire officials reported the owners had been ...

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Hazmat response

    HMN-Some people get excited when they see an engine go by through traffic.  Others, stop to watch the tiller make the sharp curves.  Then there’s us, who get excited over a full HAZMAT response. Sign up for the Hazmatnation mailing list!

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