Tag Archives: Industrial fire

Industrial firefighters extinguish large blaze at Exxon Baton Rouge (Video)

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  (WBRZ) Industrial firefighters extinguish large blaze at Exxon Baton Rouge BATON ROUGE – A large fireball erupted within the Exxon refinery in north Baton Rouge late Tuesday night, and as of 6:45 a.m. Wednesday the blaze was completely extinguished. Shortly after the fire broke out, the Baton Rouge Fire Department was on the scene, arriving just after midnight. Exxon ...

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Industrial Fire Familiarization: Flammable Liquid Firefighting

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Industrial Fire Familiarization: Flammable Liquid Firefighting   One of the lesser touched on subjects of the firefighting world is that of flammable liquids, and techniques for extinguishment.  Today we will focus on the control and extinguishment of “Heavy” flammable liquids.  When I use the term “Heavy” I mean those of which that are longer chained hydrocarbons.  Such as kerosene, diesel, ...

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Union County Haz-Mat Local 99 Update on Fork Lift Fire that spread to multiple intermodal vessels prompting full team recall

The following is an update to a story we brought to you as it developed. A fork lift fire at a New Jersey chemical storage facility that spread to multiple intermodal vessels that were stacked both vertically and horizontally prompted a full recall of the Union County Haz-Mat Team after involving multiple vessels in heavy fire. Find the original story ...

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Industrial fire: Chemical firm agrees to $92M settlement after plant fire

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Tanker Fire: Massive semi fire in Kansas City

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China chemical plant explosion kills six in Yancheng

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Deer Park Fire – Classes canceled due to ‘unfavorable air quality’ EPA and National Guard on scene

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Industrial Fire Familiarization: The Aggressive Industrial Engine Company

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Valve malfunction leads to fire in Pasadena, TX

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Chemical leaks into Compton drains after industrial fire

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Sign up for the Hazmatnation mailing list! HMN-Los Angeles County, and Long Beach fire crews battled an industrial fire in Compton that lead to 25 gallons of unknown chemicals into nearby storm drains.  Firefighters were decontaminated on site as a precaution. (Press Telegram) COMPTON — County firefighters knocked down an industrial fire Sunday in Compton that leaked about 25 gallons ...

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