Tag Archives: hydrocarbon

Roads remain closed after chemical spill from timber yard (UK)

(Bourne Mouth Echo)   The Environment Agency (EA) and Dorset County Council’s (DCC) highways department have been working together to carry out the clean up close to Mannington Brook. While the leaked substance is believed to be a wood preservative from a timber yard, the exact details have still not been confirmed. The work being carried out by EA staff ...

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Caldwell County units battle tank battery fire

Tank fire

Sign up for the Hazmatnation mailing list! HMN-Caldwell County Texas fire units battled a tank battery fire lasting over three hours.  The crews were working in severe lightning conditions as cloud to ground strikes were going on in the area at the time. (KXAN) CALDWELL COUNTY, Texas (KXAN) – A large tank battery fire in rural Caldwell County has been ...

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Oil tank fire kills one, injures two others

Tank fire

HMN-An oil tank fire at a tank battery in Weld County kills one worker and injures two others.  The flames are believed to have been sparked from maintenance work according to the Denver Post.   One person died and three were injured Thursday in an oil tank fire in Weld County. Workers were doing maintenance on an Anadarko oil tank ...

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