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Man attempting to cook meth triggers hazmat response

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(WPRI) RICHMOND, R.I. (WPRI) – A Richmond man was arrested Friday night after police and a hazmat team were called to a home off Richmond Townhouse Road. The man, who has not been identified, was attempting to cook meth in the kitchen, according to police. Police said they were contacted just after 6 p.m. Friday by the man’s girlfriend, who ...

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Responding to Illicit Clandestine Laboratories: Methamphetamine Basics Part 1

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Meth lab causes fire in casino hotel room

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HMN-A fire that broke out in an Atlantic City hotel room is being blamed on a meth lab that was set up inside. The resulting fire forced evacuations of 4 floors of the hotel. (App.com) ATLANTIC CITY – Police in New Jersey charged a man with setting up a methamphetamine lab that caused a fire in an Atlantic City casino ...

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Possible Meth lab explosion sends 3 to hospital

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  HMN-A suspected Meth lab explosion in Pennsylvania sends 3 to area hospitals.  According to TribLive, 2 of the patients suffered possible chemical burns.   CONNELLSVILLE, Pa. – Three people were taken to hospitals early Sunday morning after a suspected meth lab explosion in Fayette County, officials said. The explosion happened shortly before 3 a.m. at a duplex on South ...

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Meth Lab Challenge Quiz – You wanted answers…

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Materials Used To Make Meth Found In Wexford Home, Hazmat Called

According to CBS News: WEXFORD (KDKA) — The daughter of the couple who owns a house in Wexford said she couldn’t believe what her brother was allegedly doing in the basement. She called police Friday warning them about a possible meth lab in the home on Cresswyck Court. Northern Regional Police, County emergency services and state police arrived and ordered ...

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‘Rolling Meth Lab’ Sparks Evacuation, Road Closure In Manchester

Take the Meth Lab Challenge According to Patch.com: MANCHESTER, NJ — A citizen’s report of a suspicious vehicle led to the discovery of a rolling methamphetamine lab in Pine Lake Park and the arrest of three people on Monday, Manchester police said. The discovery forced police to shut down a street in Pine Lake Park for five hours and evacuate ...

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Lebanon Police evacuate home after smell of gas, materials for Meth manufacturing found

HMN – Once again it is unlikely the initial call was “Meth Lab” but your classic “Odor complaint”.  Stay safe out there and keep your eyes open on any run – EMS, FIRE, or check the welfare. According to Fox17: Wilson County, Tenn.–Lebanon Police, Wilson County Emergency Management Agency, and the city’s Hazmat Unit evacuated a W. Adams Street home ...

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Not just for the Big City…Hazmat team removes drug-making materials from VT home

According to WPTZ: WESTFIELD, Vt. —A hazmat team responded to a Westfield home Thursday after drug-making materials were found. Vermont State Police said the materials were found while investigators conducted a search at a home in the 500 block of Cemetery Road. The search warrant uncovered materials used to make heroin and fentanyl, as well as other unknown chemicals that may ...

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Hazmat team swarmed hotel, guests decontaminated

HMN- Local media from Chicago is reporting this as a potential meth lab. Guests were decontaminated and displaced. The call was reported as a fire and quickly changed! Join the HazMat Nation Crew at Firehouse Expo, Nashville for tactical decision making for calls just like this and more! Sign up for “First-Due Tactical Operations for Chemical Incident Hazards: Meth Lab, ...

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