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FREEPORT OFFICIALS ANGRY AT DOW CHEMICAL’S RESPONSE TO LEAK – Video

Source: ABC13 Friday, July 10, 2015 03:19AM FREEPORT, TX (KTRK) — Lots of people are upset at not being notified about a problem at a Dow Chemical plant in Freeport. The company’s plant in Freeport released Thursday morning trace amounts of hydrocarbons as a result of “a process upset.” Nearby residents and employees were asked to stay indoors as a ...

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Gas leak leads to evacuations, all clear given

  Source: KPLC7 KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana According to KPLC news: Hazardous materials crews responded to a gas leak in Baton Rouge that caused several businesses to be evacuated Tuesday morning, but the order was lifted once the all clear was given. The Baton Rouge Fire Department reported evacuations were ordered for businesses along South Choctaw Drive from ...

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HAZMAT SITUATION AT SOAP FACTORY PROMPTS EVACUATIONS IN AMITYVILLE – VIDEO

Source: ABC AMITYVILLE, N.Y. (WABC) — Authorities responded to the scene of a Hazmat situation in Amityville. The incident happened on Dixon Avenue around 4:25 p.m. Tuesday. Workers were mixing products at AlPak Soap, located at 175 Dixon Avenue when there was a delay in the mixing process that caused a plume of gas to form. The workers, as well ...

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Courthouse Evacuated Due to Hazmat Concerns

Source: NECN.com The Attleboro, Massachusetts, Courthouse was evacuated due to hazmat concerns Thursday morning. Around 10:22 a.m., authorities were notified of a suspicious package at the courthouse. A five-person hazmat team was called in to investigate. The crew deemed the package to be non-biological and non-chemical. No one was injured. Authorities re-opened the courthouse a short time later.

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Bed bugs found at Portsmouth fire station – HazMat on scene…;)

Source: wavy.com PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – They are used to battling fires, but some Portsmouth firefighters are battling something else, bed bugs. Deputy Fire Chief Jim Hoffler told 10 On Your Side command staff learned of the bugs Sunday. “Anything that affects our people is a concern for us,” he said. Hoffler said a city-contracted exterminator found an adult and ...

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Hazmat Situation At Lexington Motel

Source: Lex18.com Hazmat crews spent hours on Sunday evening cleaning out a room at a Lexington motel. Police said Anthony Castle appeared to be making meth in a room at the Days Motel on Versailles Road. He was arrested on drug charges. No one was hurt.

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Hazmat Team Investigates Powdery Substance Found At Boston Courthouse

Source: CBS BOSTON (CBS) — Officials say a couple workers got a bit of a scare on Monday after an unknown powdery substance was found on the second floor of thefederal courthouse in Boston on Monday. Police were called to the scene around 3:30 p.m. after workers found a white substance in an envelope. Fire officials say a hazmat team ...

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Man dies after Mooresville Hazmat situation, explosive material found

Source: By WBTV Web Staff According to News source WBTV Officials say a man died in the hospital Friday morning after being found unresponsive during a Hazmat situation in Mooresville, Thursday afternoon. Joshua Aaron Britton, 33, was found unresponsive Thursday with “suspicious materials” in a Mooresville home on Fieldstone Drive. No cause of death has been released, pending the outcome of ...

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Parsippany Metal Factory Fire Caused HAZMAT Probe, Cops Say

Source:  Long Valley Patch An overnight fire led to a HAZMAT team’s involvement at a metal factory on Pomeroy Road Thursday, police said. Police responded to Zimmer Trabecular Metal Technology on Pomeroy Road at 12:19 a.m. and spoke to the plant supervisor and security guard, who said a fire had started but all employees were out of the building, police ...

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