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Loudoun County responds to vehicle VS tanker

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HMN-Responders from Loudoun County Fire and Rescue responded to a tanker leaking as a result of an MVA WTOP reports. WASHINGTON — Virginia State Police are investigating a hazmat situation after an SUV and a tanker truck crashed in Loudoun County, causing the tanker to leak. The incident occurred on around 5:30 a.m. Wednesday on West Colonial Parkway, just east ...

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Heating oil tanker ruptures on roadway

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HMN-A driver making a sharp turn struck a concrete median, rupturing the tank full of heating oil ABC 6 reports. WARRINGTON TWP., Pa. (WPVI) — Hazmat crews responded to a tanker truck accident in Warrington Township, Bucks County. It happened around 7:30 a.m. Monday at the intersection of County Line and Lower State roads. The tanker was making a turn ...

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Overturned tanker spills light crude oil in Bakersfield

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  HMN-Bakersfield Now reports that an overturned tanker posed a spill threat for hazmat responders.  Photos show product leaked from the tanker and towards drains in the area. BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — Police on Wednesday shut the area of Panama Lane and South Union Avenue off to traffic after a tanker truck overturned and started leaking a light crude oil. ...

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Overturned Helium tanker in California causes huge traffic delays

HMN-An overturned Helium tanker causes traffic mayhem in California.  ABC 7 reports that one of the fuel tanks is leaking. BALDWIN PARK, Calif. – A helium tanker overturned on the eastbound 10 Freeway near the 605 in the El Monte-West Covina area and lanes could be blocked for up to five hours while officials investigate and try to clear the ...

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123 killed after wrecked tanker catches fire

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HMN-Terrible news out of Pakistan on Sunday.  Aljazeera.com is reporting that 123 people have been killed with dozens more injured after an oil tanker accident.  Citizens were collecting the spilled fuel as the liquid burst into flames causing the devastation.   Earlier, television footage showed shooting flames and a thick plume of smoke as firefighters battled to extinguish the blaze. ...

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Lafayette, LA HAZMAT responds to overturned tanker

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  HMN-KATC reports that Scott Fire Department, as well as units from the Lafayette HAZMAT team, responded to an overturned tanker Sunday morning.  The tanker was carrying 45,000 pounds of Ethylene, and Diethylene Glycol.  The departments oversaw transfer operations before the trailer was up righted. A tanker carrying hazardous materials crashed into a ditch alongside St. Mary Street in Scott. ...

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I-25 shut down after fuel tanker fire

  HMN-KDVR reports that a massive tanker shut down I-25 in both directions near Orchard road.  The driver was injured but the extent of his injuries are unknown at this time. A massive fuel tanker fire shut down Interstate 25 in both directions between Orchard Road and Belleview Avenue at about noon on Wednesday. Three southbound lanes reopened at about ...

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Homes evacuated after Gasoline spill

HMN-A Gasoline leak prompted the evacuation of 10 homes this afternoon in New Jersey .  The tank began to leak while being filled from a tanker truck. NorthJersey.com provides more information.   MAYWOOD – Ten homes were evacuated and several streets closed after 100 to 200 gallons of gasoline leaked from an underground tank during tanker truck offloading operations at ...

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Tanker fire in Ohio; 1 DOA – New Video

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  HMN-Tanker fire in Dayton, Ohio claims the life of one.  10tv provides more. DAYTON, Ohio – A portion of Interstate 75 in Dayton, Ohio is shut down because of a large semi-tanker fire. The Dayton Police Department said a crash between a car and the semi-tanker happened around 4:45 p.m. Sunday on I-75 south between U.S. 35 and State ...

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Darke County responds to Ammonia spill

  HMN-Darke County responders work to clean up an Ammonia spill Monday evening. Resources are saying the chemical, used as an agricultural fertilizer, leaked from a tanker truck.  WHIO provides more information.   Arcanum fire crews are working to clean up an anhydrous ammonia spill in Darke County Monday night. Dispatchers said the chemical used as an agricultural fertilizer leaked ...

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