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Building Collapse after Gas Leak reported; Officials report “Gas Explosion” on site

WJLA   COLUMBIA, Md. (ABC7) — Emergency crews are responding to reports of a loud explosion in Howard County. Howard County Fire confirms there was a gas explosion just before 8 a.m. in the business area of the 8800 block of Stanford Blvd. in Columbia, Maryland. At around 7:30 a.m., a gas leak was reported at the same location. Officials say ...

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Haz-Mat & MCI event at University of Maryland’s Chemical and Nuclear Engineering Building After Chemical Reaction, Fire results in 17 people transported

Fox5     COLLEGE PARK, Md. (FOX 5 DC) – Students, staff, and emergency personnel were transported from the scene of a fire at the University of Maryland’s Chemical and Nuclear Engineering Building as a precaution on Wednesday. According to the Prince George’s County fire department, four students, one contractor, one employee, eight Prince George’s County firefighters, two college police officers, ...

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21 homes evacuated after unknown gas found in Maryland storm drain

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HMN-Baltimore County fire officials stated that the evacuation came after an unknown odor tipped them off to the hazmat release. (WBAL TV)   Baltimore County Fire officials said 21 homes in Halethorpe were evacuated following reports of an unknown odor in the area. Fire officials said crews responded shortly after 6 p.m. to a home in the 4440 block of ...

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Patients rushed to hospital over hazmat package – Update Video

  According to DennisMichaelLynch A hospital in Frederick, Maryland is facing a hazardous material situation around noon Tuesday. Two men who reportedly opened a package they received in the mail immediately felt burning and respiratory distress and went to the hospital to the Frederick Memorial Hospital for treatment. The men, who live on Military Road, took the package with them ...

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Possible Drug Lab Found During Death Investigation in Md.

Source: NBC Washington (Published Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015) Chemicals similar to those used in drug labs were found inside a Silver Spring home during a death investigation, Montgomery County fire officials said Thursday. Officers were called to the 600 block of Winona Court in the Kemp Mill area Wednesday night to investigate the death of a man. Police say a relative ...

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