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HAZMAT responds to special needs school after chemical smell reported

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School bus driver administered narcan after crashing in New Jersey

ABC7       NEWARK, New Jersey (WABC) — The driver of a school bus carrying children with special needs was revived with the narcotic overdose drug Narcan after crashing in New Jersey Wednesday, according to authorities, and now she is under arrest. Police said 57-year-old Lisa Byrd was charged with 12 counts of endangering the welfare of a child, driving while ...

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Middle school evacuated due to hazmat leak


(Sun Chronicle) NORFOLK — Emergency crews took care of a potentially dangerous situation involving a chemical reaction Tuesday at King Philip Middle School. No children were at the school at the time, but staff who were there preparing for the start of the school year were evacuated. The incident started Tuesday morning when town building and fire department officials conducting ...

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Students and Teacher hospitalized after incident at Tennessee school

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Sign up for the Hazmatnation mailing list! HMN-School was dismissed early after a HAZMAT incident that lead to many on scene triages, and some hospitalizations. (WKBW) HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. – A hazmat situation has been confirmed at Merrol Magnet High School in Hendersonville, Tennessee. An official said at least 17 people were triaged at the scene Wednesday morning, and multiple patients, including a teacher ...

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CT HAZMAT calls Industrial Hygienist for school incident

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HMN-Connecticut responders were called to an elementary school where a previous complaint of odor lead to one hospitalization. Upon investigation, a dry powder in one of the janitors closets came in contact with liquid and emitted the fumes.  Industrial Hygienists were called in to assist in ventilating the building properly.  WFSB provides more. An elementary school in Stamford was briefly delayed ...

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Teacher Hospitalized After Acid Spill At Union High School

Union New Jersey HazMat According to CBS: UNION, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A teacher was hospitalized after an acid spill triggered a hazardous materials response Wednesday morning at a New Jersey high school. It happened around 8:10 a.m. at Union High School. Fire officials say a teacher in one of the labs accidentally dropped a container of acid when the handle ...

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Multiple students possibly exposed to chemical at Manhattan school

  HMN-Multiple students possibly came in contact with Copper Sulfate.  The incident took place just before noon Thursday according to CBS New York. NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – More than two dozen people were decontaminated after possible exposure to hazardous materials at an Inwood school Thursday. There was concern several students were exposed to copper sulfate at the Northeastern Academy school ...

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30 people decontaminated at Dallas area high school

HMN- School and fire officials worked together to clear the incident with no injuries. Original story posted by NBCDFW.com . There was a hazmat scare at Prosper High School Thursday afternoon. Officials said a bottle of mercury broke open during a science class. Hazardous materials crews arrived and quickly started the decontamination process in school restrooms for approximately 30 people. “It ...

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Radioactive Material In The Science Lab At New Hampshire High School

HMN-New Hampshire High School rad incident gets hazmat response. Full story from the New Hampshire Union Leader. KEENE — A radioactive material in the science lab at Keene High School caused a scare at the school Wednesday. The Keene Fire Department was notified at 10:36 a.m. of a possible hazardous materials incident at the school. Initially, firefighters evacuated the second ...

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