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Chlorine plant fire produces dangerous fumes, closes Pulaski Skyway

      News12   A fire at a Chlorine plant in Hudson County is producing dangerous fumes and forced the closure of the Pulaski Skyway. The fire started around 10 p.m. Friday at the Alden Leeds Corporation plant on Jacobus Avenue. Thick smoke could be seen for miles. Due to the chemicals burning in the fire, officials in northern New ...

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(Drone footage) Fire contained at Knoxville area waste and recycling plant

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Evacuation order issued for those living within a half mile radius of zinc plant fire in Mooresboro

  Fox Carolina 21      MOORESBORO, NC (FOX Carolina) – Early Monday morning officials issued an evacuation warning for residents within a half mile radius of the American Zinc Products Plant in Mooresboro. Deputies with the sheriff’s office are going door to door to get citizens evacuated after a fire at the plant has become hazardous, releasing sulfuric acid into ...

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Crosby, TX Chemical plant explosion; Shelter in place for nearby schools

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Fire at TESLA plant requires HAZMAT team intervention

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(Breitbart) A recent fire at Tesla’s production plant in Fremont, California, required a hazmat unit to extinguish, but Elon Musk’s car company claims it will not affect production. CNBC reports that a fire broke out at Tesla’s production plant in Fremont, California, in an area where the company stores some hazardous materials. Tesla has previously handled factory fires with its ...

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Mississippi ammunition plant explosion injures 7

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    HMN-The Explosion occurred at the Winchester ammunition plant which was opened in 2011.   (Clarion Ledger) OXFORD – An explosion at a Mississippi ammunition plant caused minor injuries to seven workers. Winchester Ammunition says the explosion happened in a production area at its Oxford plant Tuesday. The company says it’s investigating the cause. News outlets report at least three ...

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Explosion at Milwaukee chemical site

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HMN-An explosion at a Milwaukee chemical plant leads to a HAZMAT incident on Saturday. (WTMJ) An explosion at a Milwaukee business led to a hazmat situation Saturday near 13th and St. Paul, according to the Milwaukee Fire Department. Milwaukee police said no one was hurt in the explosion. The business is Materion Advanced Chemicals Inc. Police and firefighters are evacuating the ...

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China chemical plant explosion kills 4

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Floodwaters cripple plant refrigeration system; Explosion feared

HMN-As floodwaters worsen in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, a plant in Harris County, TX is feared to be in danger.  After waters knocked out power to the plants refrigeration system, representatives say they are now in danger of explosion.  The New York Post says the County has issued evacuation orders for the area around the facility. A 1 ½-mile ...

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