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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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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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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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Suspected Meth Lab at Hotel causes Fire/HazMat response and evacuations

HMN – Yet another case of ‘Do you think HazMat was first-in?’  Our guess is NO.  First in units notified the HazMat team.  Check out the story, then check out training opportunities below.   According to CBS:  Chicago– A hazmat response team swarmed a hotel in northwest suburban Rosemont Thursday night amid concern there could be a possible meth lab operation ...

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The dangers of Meth production – Training help for ALL first responders

HMN- The dangers associated with the production of Meth are often news here on HazMatNation and have been the discussion during The HazMat Guys Nation Roundtable weekly discussion.   Meth labs are still a serious danger to ALL first responders and should be a part of your first in training with your crew.  The mobile meth labs, explained HERE by ...

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