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Tennessee HazMat – Locals evacuated after hazmat poisonous gas spill

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Tennessee HazMat – Locals evacuated after spill   Firefighters look like they’re about to put water on the semi. Drone is hovering over the scene pic.twitter.com/InSXY3Ehp4 — Rebecca Schleicher (@NC5_RSchleicher) December 14, 2016 According to A tractor-trailer has overturned on the I-24 highway outside Murfreesboro, Tennessee, creating a hazmat situation. Emergency services have told people to stay indoors and close ...

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Kansas Oil Blast :OSHA Probing Kansas Oil-Drilling Blast That Injured 5

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Kansas Oil Blast According to ABC News: Federal workplace safety officials are investigating a western Kansas oil field explosion that injured five workers, two of them critically. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration said Tuesday the previous day’s accident near Sharon Springs in Wallace County happened while workers were performing a drill stem test. The medical ...

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Chemical spill in science lab prompts decontamination

HMN – Chemical spill of bromine creates safety concerns at school lab. Original story from stuff.co Firefighters came from all over Auckland to decontaminate a school’s science lab after a pot of bromine overheated and popped open in the storeroom. Staff at Westlake Boys High School called Takapuna Fire Station on December 6 just after 2pm and the firefighters went to investigate. ...

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Buffalo Hazmat Called In, Body Found in Home along with marijuana

HMN-According to twcnews.com  Buffalo Hazmat, fire, and police responded to the situation, which is still being investigated.  BUFFALO, N.Y. — Buffalo police say they found a man dead inside a home on the 100 block of Carmel Road just after 9:15 a.m. Friday after they arrived to conduct a welfare check. Sources say they also found a marijuana growing operation, which prompted ...

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2 CRITICALLY INJURED IN SUSPECTED HONEY OIL LAB EXPLOSION IN SUN VALLEY CA

Los Angeles – Honey Oil Lab Fire Los Angeles – According to ABC7: SUN VALLEY, LOS ANGELES (KABC) — Two men were critically injured after a portion of a home suspected of being used for a honey oil lab exploded in flames in Sun Valley Wednesday afternoon. The fire broke out around 3:50 p.m. in the 8300 block of Glencrest ...

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Kansas HazMat – Hazardous response team cleans chemical spill at Roberts Hall

Kansas Hazmat According to The Collegian: There are few hazardous material response teams in Kansas and the one in Manhattan was put to use on the Kansas State campus this semester. At the end of the day on Oct. 25, the Manhattan Fire Department Hazardous Materials Response Team (HMRT) responded to a chemical spill at the Biosecurity Research Center located ...

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Mystery continues over death of couple found in a car after ‘chemical incident’ – UK

Mystery continues over death of couple found in a car after ‘chemical incident’ According to Metro.co.uk (Toby Meyjes): Mystery still surrounds the death of a young couple who were found dead in a car following what detectives are calling a ‘chemical incident’. The bodies of Nikki Willis and her boyfriend Tom Putt, both in their 20s, were found in a brand new ...

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Marijuana oil processing explosion rocks Muskegon Township home, fire chief says

Marijuana oil processing explosion rocks Muskegon Township home According to Lynn Moore at MLive.com: MUSKEGON TOWNSHIP, MI – A “very dangerous” marijuana hash oil extraction process is being blamed for a house explosion and fire in Muskegon Township Monday morning. Firefighters were called to a “kitchen fire” just before 8 a.m. at a home in the 2400 block of East ...

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Police: Woman killed was overcome by fumes from chemicals

According to WCTV: TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — Tallahassee Police are continuing to investigate a hazmat situation that left a woman dead on Thursday afternoon. TPD says, based on the initial investigation, it appears 48-year-old Ada Skvereckas was using industrial chemicals inside the Flying Unicorn craft store when she was overcome by the fumes. She later passed away at a local ...

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House Passes RESPONSE Act to Enhance Hazmat Training for Emergency Responders

HMN- RESPONSE Act of 2016 was approved according to ajot.com Washington, DC – The House of Representatives today approved the RESPONSE Act of 2016 (S. 546), a bill to enhance emergency responder training for incidents involving hazardous materials rail transportation. “Rail safety is critical to the transport of goods and services through our country,” said U.S. Rep. Jeff Denham (R-CA), Chairman ...

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