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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


  (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


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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HAZMAT in New Bedford responds to ammonia leak

Ammonia leak

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Large scale HAZMAT event causes evacuations in Douglas, AZ


Sign up for the Hazmatnation mailing list! UPDATE: Originally reported as 1,800 gallons, the tank was said to be 18,000 gallons by multiple news agencies.   HMN-A vehicle accident involving an 18,000 gallon propane tank has lead to evacuations up to a half mile.  The tank is leaking and while fire crews remain on scene. (Tucson News Now) DOUGLAS, AZ ...

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Ohio Firefighters called to hot tar spill


HMN-Ohio firefighters were called to the scene of a hot tar spill in a truck stop parking lot.  The trucks tank was punctured somehow allowing the material to escape. (WFMJ) HUBBARD TWP., Ohio – Hubbard firefighters and a Hazmat crew have been called out to a truck stop to contain hot tar leaking from a punctured tanker truck. According to ...

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Pipeline leak leads to evacuations; line contains Butane

Butane leak

HMN-A pipeline leak that transports product from the Canaport Terminal, to the Irving oil refinery has lead to evacuations this morning. St. John Firefighters are braving the cold conditions to help bring the situation under control.  (CBC) Saint John emergency crews remain at the scene of a butane leak on Bayside Drive on the city’s east side after a line ...

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