Tag Archives: Police

5 TPD officers hospitalized after hazmat call

HMN-5 Toledo Police officers were hospitalized after a hazmat situation Tuesday night.  The officers were treated on scene before being transported. (Toledo Blade) Toledo police confirm at least five officers were treated at a hazmat situation late Tuesday night in the 300 block of Delaware Avenue, according to WTVG, Channel 13. A Toledo Fire and Rescue Department spokesman told 13abc ...

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Police officer revived after coming in contact with “strong substance”

HMN-A Warwick police officer was revived with narcan after coming in contact with a “strong substance” at CCRI’s Warwick campus.  ABC 6 reports that five additional officers were hospitalized after the incident as well. WARWICK, R.I. (WLNE) — A Warwick police officer had to be revived with Narcan Thursday after coming into contact with some sort of strong substance. Five ...

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“Chemical” sends 8 police officers to hospital in Indiana

HMN-Accounts from the scene are that 8 police officers have been transported. RTV6 Indianapolis reporting a “chemical agent” was present during a raid.   KOKOMO, Ind. — Kokomo police are investigating a hazmat situation on the north side of the city that sent at least eight officers to the hospital. According to witnesses at the scene, the incident began around ...

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2 employees sickened after contact with unknown substance at police department

HMN-Two employees at the Green Bay police department became sick after opening a piece of mail.  The two complained of nausea, weakness in their extremities.  It is currently unknown what substance they came in contact with.  The FBI was called in to help investigate. WLUK provides more. GREEN BAY (WLUK) — Late Monday afternoon the Green Bay Police Department had ...

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Deputy released after hazmat exposure

Hazmat

HMN-KFDM reports that a deputy has been released from the hospital after being exposed to a potentially lethal chemical. ORANGE COUNTY — An Orange County Sheriff’s Office deputy was treated and released from a Beaumont Hospital after a woman allegedly exposed him to a potentially lethal chemical late Monday evening. According to those close to the situation, the deputy was ...

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HAZMAT situation sends 3 NJ troopers to hospital

Hazmat

HMN-NJ.com reports that three troopers were hospitalized after being exposed to an unknown substance at a HAZMAT situation. The 3 complained of respiratory issues after coming in contact with the chemical. HAINESPORT — Three state troopers were taken to the hospital Saturday for precautionary reasons after being exposed to an unknown substance. According to spokesperson Trooper Alejandro Goez, N.J. State ...

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Fentanyl spill causes HAZMAT response

Fentanyl spill

  HMN-Duluth Police are working a HAZMAT situation after a Fentanyl spill occurred inside a patrol SUV.  AJC.com reports that two officers were transporting the drug from a crime lab when they noticed it had spilled.   Duluth police are working a hazmat situation after fentanyl spilled in a patrol SUV, police said Two officers were transporting fentanyl about 12:45 ...

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97 pounds of Fentanyl seized in San Diego

Fentanyl

  HMN-Authorities have seized 97 pounds of Fentanyl in San Diego this week.  According to AP, this amount is enough to kill 14 Million people. Federal authorities in San Diego say they have seized one of the largest loads ever in the U.S. of the potent synthetic opiate Fentanyl. An indictment unsealed Monday says federal drug agents seized over 97 ...

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Hazmat Team Discovers Cocaine

HMN-Although the white powder calls have decreed post 9/11 it’s still a viable response considering the subject matter experts often times are hazardous materials technicians. Many different test kits are available for bio testing. Considering the amount of illicit drugs that are transported it is worth considering carrying narcotic test kits or work with law enforcement to ensure you have ...

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State Police responded to hazmat, 2 injured

  ESPAÑOLA, N.M. (KRQE) – State Police responded to a hazmat in Española near Paseo de Onate and Los Alamos Highway on Friday. According to State Police, a Jeep was transporting hazardous materials around 11 a.m Friday in the area when an explosion occurred. An investigation revealed that driver, Henry Wilton, and passenger, Eric Lucero, heard one of the canisters ...

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