Tag Archives: #hazmat #ebola

Hazmat team called in; Ebola ruled out

Source: KGNS LAREDO, TEXAS (KGNS) – A hazmat team was reported having been seen at a local hospital, and rumors are appearing all over social media as to its purpose. A fire department spokesperson tells KGNS News that they received a call from a sick man early Friday afternoon. They say they took all precautionary measures believing that the symptoms ...

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Looking back, Dallas Ebola crisis showed cost of fear, value of leadership

Source: Dallas News (reposted)  by Jacquielynn Floyd Source: Dallas News (reposted)  by Jacquielynn Floyd - An out-of-date public service sign at a busy North Dallas intersection is one of few lingering reminders of the crisis that seized this city a year ago. It advises passers-by to “know the facts about Ebola” in startlingly graphic terms. Be alert to such symptoms as headaches, fever ...

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Man Diagnosed With Malaria Amid Ebola Fears in New Jersey

Source: NBC New York Updated at 10:42 AM EDT on Wednesday, Jul 8, 2015 Hazardous materials crews responded to a New Jersey condominium complex after a person later diagnosed with malaria sparked Ebola fears, NBC 10 in Philadelphia reports. State and local police responded overnight Tuesday into Wednesday to what they called a hazmat situation at a Wawa on Squankum Road ...

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Oil tanker overturns in Mount Laurel, hazmat teams on scene

Source: NJ.com By Michelle Caffrey | For NJ.co Birchfield Drive in Mount Laurel Township remains closed on Monday morning after an oil tanker overturned at a location on the roadway at around 10 a.m. Burlington County hazmat crews responded to the scene, scanner and social media reports indicated, where approximately 200 gallons of home heating oil spilled from the vehicle. The ...

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Suspicious package found at Indonesian Embassy in Australia, Hazmat team called in

Source: http://www.straitstimes.com/ A suspicious package with white powder found at the Indonesian Embassy in Australia’s capital of Canberra led to a Hazmat team being called in, according to media reports. The police were called about the incident at the embassy, in Yarralumla in Canberra’s south, at 10.50am local time, reported ABC News. The package contained white powder, and was found ...

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