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Silver Flag Airmen combine forces, strengthen AF mission

86th Airlift WingSearch Story by Airman 1st Class Larissa GreatwoodSmall RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany – Civil engineer Airmen from Ramstein and Spangdahlem Air Bases, Germany, and Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, joined together for Silver Flag training from March 15-22 to form bonds, work together and, ultimately, improve their abilities to accomplish their mission at any given moment. Being prepared ...

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One dead in Vandalia carbon monoxide leak | WDTN

http://wdtn.com/2015/03/28/hazmat-responds-to-reported-leak-in-vandalia/ From WDTN VANDALIA, Ohio (WDTN) — Hazmat crews are responding to a reported leak in a Vandalia neighborhood. Crews were called to the 100 block of Maple Street after 1:30 p.m. Saturday. The Montgomery County Coroner has also responded to the scene. Officials have confirmed one person is dead. 2 NEWS has a crew on scene. We will bring ...

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UPDATE: Hazmat team on scene of chemical spill near Janesville, part of I-39/90 still closed

Reposted from WKOW: Posted: Mar 27, 2015 2:27 AM PDT Updated: Mar 27, 2015 5:41 AM PDT By Dani Maxwell WKOW 27: Madison, WI Breaking News, Weather and Sports UPDATE (WKOW) — Rock County Hazmat team is on the scene of a chemical spill near Janesville. According to Janesville Fire Department, a semi truck side-swiped another semi-truck on Interstate 39/90 ...

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Chemical reaction prompts evacuation at Concord business

Reposted from wsoctv.com Updated: 1:36 p.m. Thursday, March 26, 2015 | Posted: 11:23 a.m. Thursday, March 26, 2015 Chemical reaction HazMat in Concord A business was evacuated Thursday morning and a home nearby was possibly evacuated, officials said. More than 80 people were evacuated from the business. Officials said the call came in around 10:40 a.m. at Star America on ...

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Would YOU want YOU to rescue YOU?

  Already three months in to 2015 and your emergency response team likely has a training calendar to keep things focused throughout the year and cover what is important.  Fire, HazMat, Police, Private, Municipal, Federal, Paid, or Volunteer we at HazMatNation would like to remind everyone of our mantra: Would YOU want YOU to rescue YOU? If your answer is not ...

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Ebola puts new focus on PPE by Health Care Providers

The arrival of the Ebola virus in the US last fall caught the healthcare community by surprise and unprepared. A single case diagnosed in Dallas, TX, followed by the cases of two healthcare providers connected to the original case, dramatically illustrated this reality. The analysis and criticism from the media coverage of those events did not help to resolve or ...

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School district: Nothing hazardous at Rancho High

Reposted from: By CASSANDRA TALOMA LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL A hazardous material investigation at Rancho High School turned up nothing harmful, according to the Clark County School District. School police spokesman Capt. Ken Young said his department got a call about 9 a.m. Monday from a teacher who said students were “playing around with a substance.” Young did not disclose details ...

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HazMat responds to broken gas meter after car crashes into building, catches fire, RAW video

According to Fox13 SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake City Fire Department crews responded after a car crashed into a building and caught it on fire Saturday afternoon, and HazMat crews were called in to address a gas meter broken by the crash–which sent the elderly man driving the vehicle to a hospital with injuries that are not life threatening. ...

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Niece Products of Kansas faces more than $60K in fines for endangering workers

Reposted from: KOAM Updated: Mar 12, 2015 11:40 AM PDT FORT SCOTT, KANSAS – Workers welding inside steel tanks were exposed to toxic fumes because their employer lacked an effective program to protect them, an inspection by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has found. Niece Products of Kansas received 15 serious safety and health citations, ...

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WBTV: Seven hospitalized after CO exposure in Iredell Co.

  WBTV 3 News, Weather, Sports, and Traffic for Charlotte, NC by:Posted: Mar 12, 2015 5:29 AM PDTUpdated: Mar 12, 2015 7:40 PM PDT According to WBTV Web Staff By Thursday night, it was lesson learned for neighbors in the Winborne community in Mooresville. “I have to get my carbon monoxide detector working because that’s scary,” Ann Kinder said. “We do ...

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