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1 hospitalized, 7 treated on scene of industrial hazmat incident

The Journal News      One person was transported to an area hospital, according to Fairfield Fire Chief Don Bennett. Seven others were treated at the scene that were showing signs of respiratory distress. A chemical company employee was filling a tank with a foaming acid when there was a spill, creating a fume or respiratory irritant. “There is one ...

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Five injured at Tyson Foods after cleaning agent spill

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Multiple rail cars derail resulting in roadway blockages and fire; crews working to stabilize remaining hazards

  Fox 8   WELLINGTON, Ohio – There is a train derailment in the village of Wellington at Magyar and Wheeling street. This is just a few blocks off of main street. The first reports of the derailment came in around 6 a.m.  State Route 18 and 58 are closed. 10 to 15 cars derailed. Assistant Fire Chief Bill Brown says there were ...

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275 gallons of paint spilled on NC highway

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Diesel spill in Rancho San Diego, California

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Louisiana chemical plant releases hydrochloric acid; shelter in place has been lifted.

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Overturned 18 wheeler transporting chemicals shuts down roadway, 2nd vehicle requiring extrication to remove driver

      WSPA       EASLEY, S.C. (WSPA) — Authorities say a tractor trailer hauling a chemical overturned after sideswiping a pickup truck in Easley. The crash happened around 9:30 a.m. Tuesday on Highway 123 near SC 124. Lance Cpl. Joe Hovis with the S.C. Highway Patrol said the tractor trailer driver crossed a center line and sideswiped a ...

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Purple water in San Diego?

HMN-Purple water near San Diego had responders out in full force this weekend. San Diego Union Tribune A resident’s report about a creek in Westwood flowing with bright purple water on Sunday afternoon led to a response by several city departments in order to investigate and clean it up. City of San Diego spokesman Anthony Santacroce said the water was ...

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Nitric acid spill causes evacuation of 25 workers

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  HMN-One of the employees was sent to the hospital with unknown injuries before firefighters arrived. (SF Gate) SANTA ROSA (BCN) A nitric acid spill early Wednesday afternoon caused the evacuation of 25 employees from two businesses in southwest Santa Rosa, the Santa Rosa Fire Department said. One of the employees went to a hospital with unknown injuries before firefighters ...

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Residents urged to change air filters after water plant chemical spill

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HMN-A Hydrated Lime release caused a dust cloud to spread across a nearby area. (WAFB) LAFAYETTE, LA (WAFB) – An evacuation order issued for areas surrounding the Lafayette Utilities System (LUS) North Water Plant following a minor chemical spill Sunday night was lifted Monday afternoon. LUS officials say a small amount of hydrated lime was released from the LUS North ...

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