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Chlorine Leak Reported In Eastern Georgia Train Derailment, Evacuations Underway

Fox54 / wrdw.com  A Haz-Mat team from the City of Augusta Fire Department is currently preforming damage assessments on a train derailment in Jefferson County, GA where an active Chlorine Leak was reported post derailment.   Local reporters are reporting a chlorine gas smell, and a “fog effect” in the air.  This incident comes on the final hours of the 14th ...

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BBC: Inside The Russian Assassination Squad

BBC reports how Russia sent an assassination squad to Salisbury to murder former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia. In the first nerve agent attack in Europe ever, this brazen and reckless attack risked contaminating thousands of people in the public.   With exclusive access to the Salisbury investigation, reporter Jane Corbin hears for the first time from ...

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Roseville HazMat Task Force Responds To Rail Car Incident

HMN- Roseville, Ca. HazHat Task Force responded to a railroad tank car incident on January 30th.  According to the department Facebook page the incident involved Vinyl Acetate as noted in the UN# 1301 (2016 ERG Guide 129). Photo Credit: Roseville Fire Department Facebook “This morning Roseville dispatchers received a call from Union Pacific Railroad regarding an employee who noticed vapor ...

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El Paso makes Level A HazMat entry for Ammonia leak

According to ABC7: EL PASO, Texas – The El Paso Fire Department confirmed an ammonia leak at Reddy Ice Company evacuated dozens of employees of a nearby baking company late Tuesday night. There were no employees inside Reddy Ice, located at 1621 Texas Avenue. Employees of Flowers Baking Company of El Paso, located at 301 S. Dallas Street, were in ...

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