Tag Archives: tankers

Middletown prepared for any railroad accident involving hazardous materials, official says

From Courier Times By Chris English, staff writer Railroads are the safest way to transport crude oil and other hazardous materials, Middletown Fire Marshal-Emergency Manager Jim McGuire said during a presentation to the township supervisors at Tuesday night’s meeting. The statistics bear it out, he continued. According to McGuire’s presentation, in 2014, 99.999 percent of United States rail hazmat shipments ...

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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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‘Tens of people’ killed in Nigeria gas plant explosion, presidency says – RAW Video

Video: Oneindia News ‘Tens of people’ killed in Nigeria gas plant explosion, presidency says Posted yesterday at 2:17pm Source: http://www.abc.net.au/ The blast at the industrial plant raged for hours, destroying surrounding buildings and cars. Tens of people have been killed in an explosion at a gas plant in southern Nigeria, the presidency says, with one journalist putting the death toll ...

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Breaking – Brevard County FL MC 306 Rollover

***BREAKING NEWS*** Brevard County , FL  – Brevard County Fire Rescue working a MC 306 rollover. Product leaking is an oil and water mixture with diesel leaking from saddle tanks.       More from FL: Propane burn off in Florida – Photos

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Ramsey gas plant fire is still burning

Source: Sarah A Matott, Carlsbad Current-Argus REEVES COUNTY, TEXAS – Flames were still visible at the Orla, Texas, gas plant Friday as firefighters from Eddy County worked to keep the fire contained as it burned itself out. The fire may continue for a few more days, officials said. The fire, the result of an explosion, broke out around 9 a.m. Thursday at the Ramsey Natural Gas Processing Plant, ...

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Chemical Spill at the Chevron Refinery

Source: WXXV-TV Reported by: Shelby Myers There has been another chemical spill at the Chevron refinery in Pascagoula. MDEQ’s enforcement chief, Ernie Shirley, tells News 25 that just before midnight last night nearly 10,000 gallons of a hydrocarbon oil mix was spilled. There is good news. The spill has been contained into a ditch on the Chevron property. Vacuum trucks ...

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Undisclosed leak from ExxonMobil refinery in Torrance prompts emergency response

By Nick Green, Daily Breeze and Sandy Mazza, Daily Breeze POSTED: 10/23/15, 7:04 PM PDT A leak of potentially hazardous chemicals and a large column of smoke were released from ExxonMobil’s Torrance refinery Friday evening, but plant officials did not disclose precisely what was emitted. Community warning sirens blared from the refinery at Crenshaw Boulevard and 190th Street to alert ...

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DOT Hazard Placards

Every good firefighter fries onions plus roasts chicken monthly!   How do you remember them?  There are many variations of the above.   Go to the source:  Labelmaster Video via Youtube

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Hazmat Called To Tractor-Trailer Fire & Spill On Route 22

Source: CBS Pittsburg BURRELL TOWNSHIP (KDKA)- What began as a flat tire for a tractor-trailer hauling ammonium hydroxide, quickly erupted into flames as the truck caught on fire and the chemicals spilled. It happened just after midnight Wednesday on State Route 22 westbound, in Burrell Township, Indiana County. The westbound lanes were closed for more than six hours. “There was ...

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