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Uncut video: Fire started by equipment explosion

Five people sustained minor injuries in a fire and small explosion at a treatment plant in Quincy. This uncut video from Sky5 shows smoke rising from the building. Five people sustained minor injuries in a fire and small explosion at a treatment plant in Quincy. This uncut video from Sky5 shows smoke rising from the building. From WCVB.com youtube. Get ...

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Hazmat teams respond to nitric acid spill at UPS in New Hartford – Video

Source: WKTV.com NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. – Hazmat crews have responded to what officials are calling a ‘minor’ spill at the UPS building in New Hartford. The call first came in a little before five a.m., and since then the building has been evacuated. The New York Mills Fire Chief says at 3:30 a.m., nitric acid was spilled at the building. ...

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4000 gallons of chemical spills at Prospect water treatment plant – video

Source: WKTV PROSPECT, NY – Oneida County Hazmat crews reported to the Mohawk Valley Water Treatment Plant in Prospect this afternoon at about 3:15 for a chemical spill. Officials say about 4,000 gallons of hydrofluorosilicic acid leaked from the holding tanks onto the floor of the building, but was contained to that specific area. We spoke to Oneida County Director ...

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Hazmat team called to Ojo Caliente warehouse – HCL gas leak

Source: KOAT/KOB OJO CALIENTE, N.M. —An evacuation was ordered Friday after a gas leak at a warehouse in Ojo Caliente. Authorities said the leak was reported at a warehouse along U.S. Highway 285 near mile marker 348. Officials said people within a half mile of the warehouse were ordered to evacuate. Authorities said the gas coming from the warehouse is ...

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Hazmat crews on the scene of possible drug lab bust

Source: Fox10 MESA, Ariz. (KSAZ) – Police and firefighters are on the scene of a possible drug lab bust outside a valley motel. Mesa police tell Fox 10 that hazmat crews are on the scene at the Studio 6 Motel near Country Club and Broadway. Police went inside the motel to make an arrest and when they discovered drugs inside, ...

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Zodiac fined $1.3M for explosion

Video of original story 7/15/15, USA Today Update From: http://www.bonnercountydailybee.com/ Report: 11 days prior to incident, plant evacuated due to flammable vapors NEWPORT, Wash. — Zodiac Cabin & Structures Support has been fined more than $1 million for workplace safety and health violations following the investigation of an explosion that rocked the Newport facility and injured 17 workers last July. After ...

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3 KILLED IN FIREWORKS FACTORY EXPLOSION IN CHINA

ABCNews According to ABC News from Shangrao China: A massive explosion at a fireworks plant in southern China killed three people and injured 53 others, state media reported Wednesday. Another person was reported missing after the blast, which shook the Hongsheng Fireworks Plant in a village outside the city of Shangrao in Jiangxi province. About one-thousand people were evacuated from ...

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