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Statue of Liberty evacuated due to propane fire

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HMN-One construction worker has been injured. (CBS) NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – An propane fire on Liberty Island prompted a partial evacuation of the park and Statue of Liberty monument. According to National Park Police, a call came in to the FDNY around noon about a fire burning in a construction zone for the new security screening facility for the island. ...

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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

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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

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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

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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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