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Haz-Mat & MCI event at University of Maryland’s Chemical and Nuclear Engineering Building After Chemical Reaction, Fire results in 17 people transported

Fox5     COLLEGE PARK, Md. (FOX 5 DC) – Students, staff, and emergency personnel were transported from the scene of a fire at the University of Maryland’s Chemical and Nuclear Engineering Building as a precaution on Wednesday. According to the Prince George’s County fire department, four students, one contractor, one employee, eight Prince George’s County firefighters, two college police officers, ...

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Evacuation order issued for those living within a half mile radius of zinc plant fire in Mooresboro

  Fox Carolina 21      MOORESBORO, NC (FOX Carolina) – Early Monday morning officials issued an evacuation warning for residents within a half mile radius of the American Zinc Products Plant in Mooresboro. Deputies with the sheriff’s office are going door to door to get citizens evacuated after a fire at the plant has become hazardous, releasing sulfuric acid into ...

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Four transported after reported chlorine leak at chemical plant

WBRZ     GEISMAR – The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office has confirmed reports of a chlorine leak at an Ascension Parish plant early Monday morning. At approximately 5 a.m., the sheriff’s office received a call regarding the smell of chlorine coming from the area of Highway 30 near LA 73 in Geismar. A preliminary investigation revealed the leak originated from Westlake ...

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CNU fraternity house still off-limits 11 days after hazmat situation

Wavy.com     NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Frustrated students at Christopher Newport University are trying to get their items back from where they lived. 11 days ago, hazmat crews entered their fraternity and removed dangerous chemicals. The area remains off-limits. Benjamin Williams is one of the nine fraternity brothers who were displaced, and he can’t get his stuff. “My desktop computer, I ...

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Mercury From Teeth Fillings Leads To Hazmat Response

CBS4 Boston    According to the Fall River Fire Department, a 51-year-old man tried to melt dental fillings, thinking they were silver. Actually, they were mercury. According to the Fall River’s district fire chief, the man’s grandfather was a dentist, and he got old fillings from him. Apparently, the man tried melting the fillings a couple of weeks ago, got ...

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1 hospitalized after Bellevue HAZMAT incident

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  (Trib Live) At least one person was taken to a hospital Tuesday morning after garbage collectors in Bellevue found an unknown substance making people ill, according to Bellevue police. The incident was reported about 8:40 a.m. in the 500 block of Forest Avenue. The Allegheny County Hazmat unit was called to the scene. Bellevue police weren’t immediately available for ...

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