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us_tx: MFD: White powder from portable fire
Midland Fire Department
officials said Thursday the white powder discovered in an east Midland
neighborhood Wednesday was a compound used in portable fire
The powder was first reported at 10:51 a.m. Wednesday
in the 1000 block of Weatherford when a mailman came in contact with the
substance on his route and began having trouble breathing, officials
Crews shut down several blocks in the area as they
investigated the scene. The mail carrier was taken to Midland Memorial
Hospital, where he was treated and released. Tests Wednesday confirmed
the substance was not hazardous but could have been an
us_sc: Seven Treated After Chemical Scare
A scare Thursday Morning at
a Sumter post office. Just after 8AM several workers had to be treated
for chemical inhalation after opening a package.
Captain Brian Horton with the Sumter Fire Department
says the chemical was a dog repellant that mail carriers use that is
similar to pepper spray.
says six people were treated at the post office, one person was taken to
is expected to be ok.
crews from the Sumter Fire Department and Shaw Air Force base cleared
The post office is now
uk: Gloucestershire man in hospital after chemical
A man was taken to hospital
after a chemical spillage at the Staverton industrial estate in
victim was treated for contamination injuries after 2,000 litres of
printer-cleaning fluid spilled at the Herrick Way site.
The spillage was mopped up and made safe by fire crews
from Cheltenham, Gloucester and Stroud.
An environmental protection unit also attended the
incident, which happened just before 2300 GMT on
us_tx: Chemical release leads to brief
chemical leak led to a brief shelter-in-place for middle school
students, according to information KFDM News has received from first
No one was hurt.
A sulphur dioxide leak was
reported at about 10:50 a.m. Thursday at Calabrian Chemicals, 5500
Highway 366 in Port Neches, according to Doug Bledsoe with the Port
Neches Fire Department.
us_ms: Three kids hospitalized after ingesting a toxic
The Starkville Police
Department in conjuction with the Starkville Fire Department responded
to hazardous material incident where three children, ages two years old,
three years old and five years old had been exposed to sodium hydroxide
near building 19 in the Brookville Gardens Apartment
The victims were transported to the Oktibbeha County
Hospital Emergency Room by relatives for apparent chemical burns that
appear to have been from orally ingesting the chemical.
chemical was located near a public service man hole. The area was
decontaminated and the children are continuing to be treated at the
Oktibbeha County Hospital.
us_oh: Chemical Spill Prompts Evacuation
HARRISON TOWNSHIP, Ohio -- Fire crews responded to a
local doctor=92s office after a worker spilled a hazardous
The spill happened at the
Primed Physician=92s Office in the 7200 block of North Main Street in
Harrison Township. One employee was taken to a local hospital after the
Workers told News Center 7
that it smelled like a bio experiment that had gone wrong after two few
gallons spilled inside the building.
Warner said, =93What a great way to start your day.=94
Fire crews said a worker spilled formaldehyde in the
building on Thursday morning.
us_il: Care man arrested following chemical
A Clare man's visit to the
hospital landed him in hot water.
Andrew J. Radar, 39, 25020
Clare Road, Clare, went to Kishwaukee Community Hospital early in the
morning March 8 with severe burns on his face and arms. Hospital
personnel contacted the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office, which
Police learned Radar had been cooking some type of
chemical inside his residence. Deputies, with the assistance of the
Sycamore Fire Department, checked the residence and the status of
Radar's three children, all juveniles.
securing a search warrant, police found several different types of
chemicals used to launch model rockets. Radar was cooking those
chemicals on the stovetop at the time of the explosion. The Kane County
Bomb Squad, along with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms,
assisted with properly disposing of these items.