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21 homes evacuated after unknown gas found in Maryland storm drain

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HMN-Baltimore County fire officials stated that the evacuation came after an unknown odor tipped them off to the hazmat release. (WBAL TV)   Baltimore County Fire officials said 21 homes in Halethorpe were evacuated following reports of an unknown odor in the area. Fire officials said crews responded shortly after 6 p.m. to a home in the 4440 block of ...

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Gas spill prompts HAZMAT team response in Washington twp

  HMN-Responders from Washington Township responded to a gasoline leak at an area Shell station.  WHIO reports around 220 gallons being released and some is being tracked in a local waterway where teams have set boom.   Washington Twp. Fire Department hazmat crews are working to clean up a fuel spill tonight after 220 gallons of gasoline spilled at the ...

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Muncie, IN responders clear fuel from sewer

  HMN-Muncie, IN responders cleared fuel from storm sewer.  The Star Press reports the fuel was allegedly dumped from a Phillips 66 gas station. MUNCIE, Ind. — The Indiana Department of Environmental Management is investigating after fuel was allegedly dumped from the Phillips 66 gas station into the storm water sewer collection lines leading from the station at the corner of ...

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UPDATE: Hazmat go door to door after Marlboro sewer main break – Marlboro

Source: APP.com Chris Rotolo The Marlboro Police Department has confirmed reports of a sewer main break near 3 Mccue Road. Officers initially on the scene reported flooding in the area of the address above and neighboring houses. However, new reports indicate that Hazmat, WMUA, and the Water Department are going door-to-door and inspecting various homes to assist with the clean up. ...

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Is Human Waste HazMat?

According to PE.com: Riverside city Fire Department firefighters and hazmat crews on Thursday, Oct. 22, responded to reports of human waste leaked onto a Riverside city street. The waste came from an RV that was parked in the 3700 block of Buchanan Avenue, said Fire Department Capt. Tyler Reynolds. The RV’s black tank, which holds human waste, sprung a leak ...

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It runs beneath us – Bio waste response

Last month untreated biological waste washed up at Dockweiler Beach in Southern California. Various disgusting items from needles to condoms were part of the ‘medical waste spill’ as it was referred to in the local media. This event happened right in front of a wastewater treatment facility for the Los Angeles area.  Depending on the municipality, a sewer spill could involve ...

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