Tag Archives: hazmat emergency

Hazmat teams respond to nitric acid spill at UPS in New Hartford – Video

Source: WKTV.com NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. – Hazmat crews have responded to what officials are calling a ‘minor’ spill at the UPS building in New Hartford. The call first came in a little before five a.m., and since then the building has been evacuated. The New York Mills Fire Chief says at 3:30 a.m., nitric acid was spilled at the building. ...

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Hazmat crews on the scene of possible drug lab bust

Source: Fox10 MESA, Ariz. (KSAZ) – Police and firefighters are on the scene of a possible drug lab bust outside a valley motel. Mesa police tell Fox 10 that hazmat crews are on the scene at the Studio 6 Motel near Country Club and Broadway. Police went inside the motel to make an arrest and when they discovered drugs inside, ...

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Oh Sh%! – Septic tank truck collides with car, hazmat team called to clean up spill

From: First Coast News – JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A hazmat team with the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department was called to cleanup a big mess after a septic tank truck collided head-on with car on the city’s northside Wednesday morning, authorities said. The accident happened about 8 a.m. on Dunn Avenue near Interstate 295. According to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, ...

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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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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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