Tag Archives: tankers

Corrosive Liquid (inorganic chromium) chemical spill on State Highway 27

HMN- According to Courier News.com inorganic chromium was leaking from the Intermediate Bulk Container after the crash. DARDANELLE — Russellville Fire Department Hazmat 1 responded to State Highway 27 and Liberty Road in Yell County at approximately 4:30 p.m. Thursday after a two-vehicle motor vehicle crash with possible chemical spill that caused the highway to be closed from Dardanelle to Liberty Road ...

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3 State Police Officers being treated after chemical spill on I-25

HMN- Liquid Oxygen was spilled and multiple police officers were treated after responding to the spill on September 22, 2016. Video report from the incident from KOB.COM here.      State police say Interstate 25 traffic is now open in both directions after a previous closure. Earlier Thursday, all lanes were closed in both directions on Interstate 25 North and South ...

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Tanker At Facility In Tracy Catches Fire – Alameda County HazMat

Alameda County Fire HazMat According to CBS: TRACY (CBS13) – Crews are responding to a hazardous material incident in the Tracy area after an experiment apparently went wrong. The incident happened at SRI International. Alameda County Fire says they received a call at 7:18 p.m. about a Hazmat situation at the facility in Tracy. An experiment involving Divinylbenzene was taking ...

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Rail tanker car with liquid chlorine developed leak, nearby communities evacuated!

HMN-News of the chlorine leak that ended up in multiple communities being evacuated has been been updated. Fire and Hazmat Officials have given the all clear. Folllow the full story at The News Center UPDATE: Wetzel County Dispatch confirms areas evacuated are now cleared UPDATE: Wetzel County Dispatch confirms areas evacuated are now cleared UPDATE: Wetzel County Dispatch confirms areas ...

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Chemical leak to close I-75 ramp in Ohio for 24 hours

HMN- WHIO News reporting: A tanker was hauling sodium hydroxide when it exploded in Anna Thursday morning, officials said. The tanker driver said he had just filled up with fuel and was getting on southbound Interstate 75 when he heard a hissing sound. He got out of the tanker, and then it reportedly exploded. There was no fire, officials said. ...

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Train Derailment In Pendleton County, KY

HMN-According to LEX18.com  “No Hazardous Material Found Leaking After Train Derailment”. PENDLETON COUNTY, Ky (LEX 18) – The order to take shelter that was issued to residents who live near train tracks in Falmouth has been lifted. That order was given out after a CSX train carrying chemicals derailed. Twenty-four train cars are off the tracks.  Four of those cars were ...

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Proposed ‘Dangerous Goods’ Rail Car fee in CA

According to TheTribuneNews: The $45 fee for every train car carrying hazardous substances would be used to pay for the creation of specially trained hazmat teams in 12 gap areas, which include the lower Central Valley. Under the plan, the owner of the materials must pay the fee, which would be collected by the railroad companies and paid to the state. San ...

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Pesticide Spill Triggers Hazmat Response

HMN-A collision involving a truck hauling pesticides on state Highway 4 in California  triggered a hazardous materials response. BRENTWOOD – A collision involving a truck hauling pesticides on state Highway 4 in Brentwood this morning triggered a hazardous materials response, Contra Costa County hazardous materials officials said. The California Highway Patrol initially received a report at 9:23 a.m. that up ...

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Hydrochloric acid leak eats away at the road in Hanover Township, Pennsylvania

HMN- According to local media outlets the tanker was noticed leaking while stopped at a stoplight. Crews discovered it had been leaking while driving and report that if motorist think they have driven in the acid they should consider washing their vehicles with a baking soda soap mixture because it could eat away a vehicles clear coat. No injuries had ...

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From Roll-over to Remediation – Spills on the run

HMN – Earlier this month San Diego County had a roll over incident on a busy highway.  According to Fox 5: Cleanup crews were still working Monday to clean up thousands of gallons of diesel that spilled from a tanker truck into a largebird sanctuary in the San Diego River near Old Town in the west end of Mission Valley. About ...

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