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HONEY OIL EXPLOSION ROCKS LEMOORE HOTEL

According to ABC30 Fresno Sunday, January 17, 2016 06:24PM An explosion rocked a Travelodge hotel in Lemoore early Sunday morning. Photos of the scene show a window and door that were blown out by the blast. A witness said he grabbed a fire extinguisher to put out the flames before first responders arrived. Police also took photos at the scene. ...

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Fatal Explosion Shuts Nexen Energy Facility

One worker killed, another injured at oil-sands facility –  from WSJ According to Carolyn King and Chester Dawson of the Wall Street Journal Nexen Energy ULC, which is owned by Chinese energy company Cnooc Ltd., said one person was killed Friday following an explosion at its Long Lake oil-sands facility near Fort McMurray, Alberta. Nexen said another person was injured in the ...

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Explosion in Mexico City restaurant sends several to the hospital – Video

Gas explosion in Mexico City. Camera captures dramatic explosion in Mexico City street.   A surveillance camera captures a morning rush hour gas explosion on a Mexico City street that leaves 10 people injured. – Tamil Video News/YouTube ABC – An explosion resembling one in a Michael Bay summer blockbuster sent a Mexico City restaurant up in smoke. Debris and ...

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Texas Chemical Plant Explosion Leaves 1 Worker Dead, 3 Hurt

From ABC: Officials say an explosion at a Houston-area chemical plant has left one worker dead and three hurt. Pasadena police say the tank accident happened Saturday afternoon at the PeroxyChem Bayport Plant. A statement from Philadelphia-based PeroxyChem says the workers were doing a routine function when the contractor’s equipment exploded. A contractor died at the scene. Two PeroxyChem employees ...

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East Liverpool Hazmat crews called to Ohio River chemical spill

Source: WFMJ EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio – Hazmat crews believe they have contained a chemical spill along the Ohio River in East Liverpool. Assistant Fire Chief David Edgell tells 21 News that first responders were called out at around 10 a.m. Friday when they learned that the chemical, possibly styrene, leaked from a holding tank along River Road. Edgell says that ...

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Major Meth bust overnight in Norfolk

From: WAVY NORFOLK, Va (WAVY) – Police and DEA agents busted a meth lab in the Bayview section of Norfolk Thursday night. Neighbors say that around 9 p.m., authorities busted through the front door and searched the home. A source close to the investigation told 10 On Your Side police seized hazardous materials from the house near the intersection of Templar Boulevard and Redwood Circle. ...

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Hazmat crews on scene of explosion where man was burned – AZ – Video

According to Tucson News Now: A 30-year-old man with third-degree burns on half his body has been flown by helicopter to the Arizona Burn Center at Maricopa Medical Center after an explosion at his mobile home in north Marana. Northwest Fire District crews, including a hazardous materials crew, are at the scene of Valley of the Sun Mobile Home & ...

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Hundreds Evacuated From Midtown Building After Gas Leak – FDNY On Scene

Source: CBS As CBS2’s Jessica Schneider reported, Con Edison said a gas leak in a nearby underground main was likely to blame. Hundreds of people were evacuated from the building at 498 Seventh Ave., at 37th Street, just before 4 p.m., Joe Biermann reported from Chopper 2. Numerous people had noticed a strong smell of natural gas, and the FDNY ...

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