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HAZMAT spill causes major delays on I-95 South

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — A fuel spill from a vehicle crash on I-95 South at mile marker 77 in Richmond has traffic backed up nearly two miles.  Motorists can expect major delays due to the accident. Currently, there is a two-mile backup. The crash occurred around 11:25 a.m. when an oil truck, which was being towed, overturned. There were no injuries. ...

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HazMat: 607 still closed due to 300-gallon spill of a corrosive product

Source: ROBIN FITZGERALDrfitzgerald@sunherald.com HANCOCK COUNTY — Mississippi 607 north of Interstate 10 remained closed Thursday as hazardous-material workers continued to clean up from the spill of a corrosive product that resulted in Wednesday night’s shutdown of I-10 from Hancock County and across the Louisiana state line. About 300 gallons of corrosive material spilled, said Hancock County Emergency Management Director Brian ...

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Firefighters burn off propane leak – Is your team prepared?

According to the Minuteman News Center (10/21/15): The Westport Fire Department responded to a report of a “gas leak” at a residence on Red Coat Road  Saturday at 5:24 p.m.. Upon arrival, firefighters located an underground propane tank leaking gas adjacent to the driveway.  Firefighters set up a precautionary hose line and metered the area. The incident commander determined that ...

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Tanker in Rollover Crash on I-75 in Broward, Driver Injured – Video

Source: NBC Miami A rollover crash involving a tanker truck carrying liquid pool chlorine left a driver hospitalized and caused large delays on I-75 in Broward Thursday. The crash happened in the northbound lanes of I-75 near the Royal Palm Boulevard exit. All northbound lanes were closed as a result. The Florida Highway Patrol said three vehicles were involved in ...

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Big milk spill in Matamata

Source: Otago Daily Times – New Zealand Thousands of litres of milk have been spilt on the road following a serious tanker crash in Waikato, while in Northaland another tanker overturned, spilling carbon dioxide on State Highway 1. Emergency services were called to the crash site at Matamata just before 9.30am this morning near the corner of Firth and Beatty ...

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MnDOT Considering Drones to Help with Minn. Bridge Inspections

Source: ABC 5 Updated: 09/28/2015 6:12 PM Created: 09/28/2015 5:33 PM KSTP.com By: Ellen Galles Engineers at the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) are testing to see if drones could be safer and cheaper for some types of bridge inspections. Drones can collect still photos and video through GPS coordinates. Those images help engineers look for corrosion, cracks or anything ...

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HAZMAT team cleans up oil spill from auto shop in Danville

  HazMat teams were busy in Danville, Virginia for an oil spill at a Chevrolet dealership. According to WSLS10: Hazardous materials (HAZMAT) crews will be in Danville for a few days cleaning up an oil spill. According to the fire department, the spill happened just after 9 a.m. Monday at Woodall Chevrolet on Riverside Drive. Employees told crews a valve malfunctioned, releasing 400 gallons of ...

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Columbus Co. Authorities Work to Contain Potential Hazmat Situation

Source: By TWC News Staff TWCnews.com   COLUMBUS COUNTY — Authorities are working to contain a potential hazmat situation in Columbus County. The Wilmington Regional Response Hazmat Team responded to an overturned tanker on Highway 410 near Tabor City in Columbus County around 5:30 on Thursday morning. Officials say about 300 gallons of gasoline leaked from the tanker but that leak ...

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