Tag Archives: propane

Alaskan teen injured in Propane huffing incident

Sign up for the Hazmatnation mailing list! HMN-A 14 year old girl has been injured after an incident that involved huffing propane.  (ADN) A teenage Alakanuk girl was injured when a propane tank a group of young people were huffing fumes from caught fire, the Alaska State Troopers said Monday. Troopers from Emmonak were called to the Lower Yukon River ...

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Large scale HAZMAT event causes evacuations in Douglas, AZ


Sign up for the Hazmatnation mailing list! UPDATE: Originally reported as 1,800 gallons, the tank was said to be 18,000 gallons by multiple news agencies.   HMN-A vehicle accident involving an 18,000 gallon propane tank has lead to evacuations up to a half mile.  The tank is leaking and while fire crews remain on scene. (Tucson News Now) DOUGLAS, AZ ...

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Family escapes propane tank explosion

Propane explosion

HMN-A West Virginia family escaped their home before a 1,000 gallon propane tank exploded, turning the home into a structure fire.  USNews reports that after the family smelled the leaking gas in their living room, they ran to safety, avoiding the propane explosion. CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A 1,000-gallon (3,800-liter) propane tank exploded at a West Virginia family’s home, but ...

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I-40 in Oklahoma blocked after accident leads to propane truck fire

HMN-A vehicle accident lead to the closure of I-40 in Oklahoma as a truck carrying propane caught on fire.  Firefighter extinguished the nearby brush exposure while the propane was burned off. (OKCFOX) CANADIAN COUNTY, Okla. (KOKH) — A propane truck fire sent one person to the hospital and blocked all lanes of I-40 in Canadian County for several hours. The ...

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Vehicle rollover leads to propane tanks scattered across interchange


HMN-A Massachusetts interchange was littered with propane tanks after a vehicle rollover. MassLive reports that some of the tanks were actively leaking. CHICOPEE — A truck rollover on the eastbound side of Exit 6 of the Massachusetts Turnpike where it joins Interstate 291 in Chicopee has closed the eastbound on-ramp to the Turnpike, Massachusetts State Police said. Chicopee firefighters are ...

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Christiana fire responds to vehicle VS propane filling station.

HMN-According to the Christiana Fire FB page, the company responded to a MVC involving one vehicle, versus a propane filling station.  Great job guys!  Give them a follow on FB! On July 22nd at 0525 Christiana Fire Company was alerted to 1925 Pulaski Hwy for MVC. On arrival crews found a pick up truck had collided with retail propane filling ...

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Mass. Firefighters disperse vapors, and isolate propane leak

  HMN-Firefighters responding to a reported propane leak arrived to find the tank “fully venting” according to WWLP. The team used fog patterns to disperse vapors, and safely move in for valve isolation. WESTFIELD, Mass. (The Westfield News) – Late Wednesday afternoon, the Westfield Fire Department arrived to the area of Cycle Street after they had received a call from ...

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