Tag Archives: chemical suicide

The HazMat Guys Nation Roundtable E2 Chem Suicide

The HazMat Guys Roundtable Episode 2 – Chemical Suicide Training for First Responders Bobby Salveson and Mike Monaco of the HazMat Guys Podcast and Phil Ambrose and Bob Coshignano of HazSim and HazMatNation discuss chemical suicide incidents. The LIVE blab format allows fellow first responders to log in and ask questions and interact. Watch here where the guys discuss basic ...

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Chemical assist suicide victim saved by firefighters wearing SCBA

According to the Star Press in Muncie Indiana:  A young Delaware County man early Monday apparently tried to take his own life by mixing household chemicals to create a potentially deadly gas. Douglas Walker reported that two Gaston firefighters, wearing SCBA, removed the man from the trailer alive.  It is unknown his current condition. According to Jason Rogers, executive director of ...

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Possible Drug Lab Found During Death Investigation in Md.

Source: NBC Washington (Published Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015) Chemicals similar to those used in drug labs were found inside a Silver Spring home during a death investigation, Montgomery County fire officials said Thursday. Officers were called to the 600 block of Winona Court in the Kemp Mill area Wednesday night to investigate the death of a man. Police say a relative ...

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Chemical Suicide in Thornton

Source: 9News THORNTON – A hazardous materials investigation prompted the evacuation of six homes and an elementary school Monday near 135th Avenue and Fillmore Court. According to Thornton Police, a person - who died by suicide - was found in the residence with the chemicals. Authorities haven’t said what chemicals were found. Several neighboring homes were evacuated as a precaution, as was ...

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Coroner: Hazmat incident was suicide

Source: The Mercury News by Eric Devlin Lower Pottsgrove>> Montgomery County Coroner Dr. Walter Hofman has ruled Sunday’s death involving hazardous materials a suicide. An unidentified 19-year-old man with a long history of psychiatric issues committed suicide through gasoline asphyxiation at a home along the 2700 block of Schaffer Road, the coroner said Monday. The victim had been staying with family ...

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SD&G first responders face new danger: chemical suicide – UK

Source: www.cornwallnewswatch.com Posted on September 23, 2015 reposted SOUTH GLENGARRY/CORNWALL – First responders in SD&G are trained for it, but rarely come face-to-face with a potentially deadly situation when someone takes their own life. But that training came into play Sunday night after someone ended their life by chemical suicide near the Peanut Line on Cashion Road, northeast of the Glendale subdivision. ...

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Hazmat situation declared on Rockmount Road – Chem Suicide

Source: Wicked Local By James Sanna, jsanna@wickedlocal.com Posted Sep. 4, 2015 at 6:09 PM Updated Sep 4, 2015 at 6:55 PM ARLINGTON An apparent suicide by cyanide sparked a large emergency response to the intersection of Rockmont Road and Richfield Road near Arlington High School in Arlington’s Morningside Heights neighborhood. Around 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 4, Arlington police and ...

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‘Las Piñas couple committed suicide’

  Source: Inquirer.net After PNP Crime Lab tests come up positive for oxalic acid Police investigators said on Tuesday that the couple who died after they were found unconscious inside their vehicle at a mall parking lot in July had committed suicide. The Las Piñas police came to this conclusion after the findings of the Philippine National Police Crime Laboratory ...

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Self-poisoned patient forces Taos ER evacuation – Chem Suicide

Source: The Taos News TAOS — A man prompted the evacuation of Holy Cross Hospital’s emergency department late Sunday night when he sought treatment there after consuming 1 1/2 pounds of prairie dog poison and was excreting the toxic chemical. The area remained sealed into Monday afternoon as hazardous materials teams were called to decontaminate the man, who died while ...

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