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HCL leak after semi crash in Tipton County

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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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Louisiana chemical plant releases hydrochloric acid; shelter in place has been lifted.

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Overturned tanker in Scott, LA leaking Glycolic Acid

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(KATC)   HMN-Louisiana State Police, Scott Fire Department, and the Lafayette HAZMAT team are on scene. Scott Fire Department, Lafayette Hazmat, and LSP Hazmat Officials are on the scene of an overturned tractor-trailer in Scott. The fire department says the crash occurred in the 800 Block of Heide Circle. The vehicle is said to be transporting Glycolic Acid. Crews are currently in ...

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Industrial CO2 Leak Prompts Emergency Response At Facility

  Scotia, NY- A CO2 leak occurred at an industrial site in Soctia. A local source reported “2 above ground horizontal tanks holding 70,000 lbs of CO2, The relief valves froze open emptying most of the tanks”.     The following images are from from Scotia Firefighters, IAFF Local #842. We thank them for allowing us to share, all photos ...

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5 workers hospitalized after hydrofluoric acid leak at refinery near Delaware

DelawareOnline   Five people working at a Pennsylvania energy plant less than two miles from Claymont were hospitalized after a chemical leak occurred Wednesday morning.  The contract workers’ conditions were not available Wednesday, but they were being treated at Crozer-Chester Medical Center in Upland, Pennsylvania. Hydrofluoric acid is hydrogen fluoride when dissolved in water, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The chemical, even ...

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6 hospitalized after high levels of carbon monoxide at nursing home

WGN9 GLENVIEW, Ill. — At least six people were hospitalized Wednesday evening due to high levels of carbon monoxide at a Glenview nursing home. First responders reportedly evacuated an entire wing at the Glenview Terrace Nursing Home at 1511 Greenwood Ave.  There is no word on what caused the carbon monoxide leak.The investigation is ongoing.No further information was provided.   Create Life ...

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Carbon Monoxide Leaks Results In Evacuations, Sends 5 To Hospital

cnycentral.com A Carbon Monoxide Leak at a hotel in Syracuse, NY resulted in an evacuation Tuesday, sending 5 patients to the hospital for evaluation. SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Carbon monoxide was detected in a Syracuse hotel Tuesday morning that prompted evacuations and sent a few people to the hospital. According to Syracuse Deputy Fire Chief Barry Lasky, who was at the scene, crews ...

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HAZMAT situation over at poultry processing plant

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  (WAFF) GUNTERSVILLE, AL (WAFF) – A nearly 36 hour long saga is over as crews are now cleaning up and preparing to go home after a fire and gas leak at a Guntersville poultry processing plant. Fire department officials say they believe this is the longest hazmat operation they’ve ever been a part of. Crews continued to work to ...

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Possible leak from tanker in Florida on I-75

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HMN-Authorities have a stretch of I-75 shut down while hazmat crews investigate a tanker with a placard labeled 1866.  (MySuncoast) CHARLOTTE COUNTY, FL (WWSB) – Charlotte County officials are warning drivers that I-75 Northbound lanes are closed at Oilwell Road by Mile Marker 154. The highway has been closed since just after 9am. After about an hour, both the northbound ...

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