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Departments still facing challenges after NC industrial fire

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(Drone footage) Fire contained at Knoxville area waste and recycling plant

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Beach Park Chemical Spill Prompts Hazmat Response; 1 mile vapor cloud reported

  NBC 5     A dangerous chemical spill prompted a hazardous materials response in suburban Beach Park, forcing residents to shelter-in-place for several hours and closing schools Thursday morning. At 5 a.m., the Lake County sheriff’s office tweeted that anyone within a one-mile radius of the intersection of North Green Bay Road and East 29th Street should stay inside with ...

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Industrial fire extinguished at Shell refinery near Fort Saskatchewan

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Overturned 18 wheeler transporting chemicals shuts down roadway, 2nd vehicle requiring extrication to remove driver

      WSPA       EASLEY, S.C. (WSPA) — Authorities say a tractor trailer hauling a chemical overturned after sideswiping a pickup truck in Easley. The crash happened around 9:30 a.m. Tuesday on Highway 123 near SC 124. Lance Cpl. Joe Hovis with the S.C. Highway Patrol said the tractor trailer driver crossed a center line and sideswiped a ...

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Plume modeling forecast shows smoke will shift over north, northwest Houston this afternoon

  12newsnow.com    HOUSTON — Tuesday is day three of the tank farm fire at Intercontinental Terminals Company southeast of Houston. Overnight there was a setback in containing the fire due to a drop in water pressure, the company says. The fire grew more intense, continuing to send a big black plume of smoke into the sky. The state and county ...

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Deer Park tank fires could last two more days

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    HMN-A tank fire at a Houston area terminal has spread to 6 tanks, and has responders digging in for the long haul. (CHRON)   A petrochemical fire at a Deer Park plant could burn for two more days, officials said Monday morning, one day after the fire broke out. Emergency crews, including the Harris County Fire Marshal’s Office, ...

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Phillips 66 refinery fire in Carson, CA

    HMN-A crude oil refinery burns in a Carson, CA refinery. The source is believed to be pump seal failures. #BREAKING Major fire burning at a refinery in #Carson pic.twitter.com/3DQEmgC2T1 — christina heller (@CHellerTVNews) March 16, 2019 </a

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(Video) El Dorado refinery fire/explosion

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(KSN) HMN-Recently an industrial fire and explosion occurred at the El Dorado HollyFrontier site. EL DORADO, Kan. (KSNW) – HollyFrontier in El Dorado said a fire in a pipe rack has now been contained. At approximately 8 a.m., the Emergency Response Team from HollyFrontier responded and safely contained the fire. The company said all non-essential personnel were evacuated, and that all employees ...

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Confined space welding tragedy; How can we do better?

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(The Conversation) HMN-Are we as safety professionals becoming too relaxed during situations like this confined space welding instance? Dillon Wu died alone inside a metal tank. It is believed he was asphyxiated by argon gas, used in arc-welding steel. He is the youngest employee to die in a recent run of deaths in confined spaces. Aged just 20, he was ...

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