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No injuries reported after explosions/fire at oil company.

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Petroleum warehouse ‘full of 55-gallon drums, 200-gallon totes’ burns; closes Nord Avenue

Oroville Register  CHICO — A fire that burned a warehouse holding about 14,000 gallons of fuel shut down Nord Avenue for hours Tuesday morning as firefighters battled the blaze. The Chico Fire Department and Cal Fire-Butte County responded shortly before 1 a.m. Tuesday to a call about a commercial building fully engulfed in flames. The fire was seen from The ...

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Fire captain burned with hot oil while battling tank complex fire

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Plain Dealing tank fire sends oil tank into air

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Explosion rocks oil pumping station in Calhoun County

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New York oil well fire

  (Bradford Era)   An oil well fire that lit the sky and surrounding hillsides in the town of Allegany, N.Y.,  early Tuesday morning was fought by several fire departments and resulted in an oil spill of 150 gallons, reported fire department officials from the Cattaraugus County Office of Emergency Services. A press release from the office of Chris Baker, ...

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Shelter in place lifted after oil tank explosion

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  (Click 2 Houston)   An oil tank explosion sent a plume of dark smoke over part of Liberty County on Tuesday. The incident was reported about 11 a.m. along County Road 2018 near Daisetta. Liberty County officials said a large fire was burning, and several fire departments were called to the scene. Video from SKY2 showed that firefighters had ...

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Crews respond to tank battery fire near Midland, TX

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(NewsWest9)   HMN-Two oil tankers unloading at the site are believed to have caused the fire. One driver was pronounced dead on scene. MIDLAND, TX (KWES) – Emergency crews responded to a tank battery fire at Farm-To-Market 1788 South at West County Road 160 Tuesday afternoon. According to Midland County Fire Marshal Dale Little, two 18-wheelers carrying oil caught fire ...

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Oil line hit in Beaumont, CA

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(Patch) BEAUMONT, CA — A construction crew in Beaumont hit an oil line on Wednesday, prompting an hours-long hazmat response and road closure in town. The incident was first reported around 11:40 a.m. in the area of 4th Street and California, according to the Riverside County Fire Department. Police subsequently closed off California between Louis Estrada and 3rd. Officials say ...

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Substance in Ohio creek identified by HAZMAT

  (WYTV) CANFIELD, Ohio (WYTV) – Monday a suspicious substance was found in a creek near Canfield High School. Hazmat arrived on scene to find a white substance in the creek. Hazmat tested the water and said it is diluted acid and is no environmental threat or safety hazard at this time. The deputy chief said this particular pipe that ...

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