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Traffic along Louisiana 182 near its intersection at
Louisiana 674 is being rerouted while Louisiana State Police hazmat
workers clean up a flammable material that has spilled along the
State Police Troop I spokesman Trooper Stephen Hammons
said a small amount of flammable material from a leaking tanker truck
spilled onto the road. The tanker truck=92s leak has been fixed, Hammons
said, and hazmat workers will be at the scene until the road is cleared
of the material.
CREWS CLEAN UP SOUR MILK DUMPED IN PROCTOR TERRACE DRAIN | PRESSDEMOCRAT.COM, http://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/20101111/ARTICLES/101119906?Title=Haz
crews were investigating a sticky, white substance dumped into a Santa
Rosa storm drain Thursday.
A Proctor Terrace youth admitted he dumped the results
from his attempt to make moonshine into the drain on Geary Drive at El
Camino Way, Santa Rosa police officials said.
could possibly be fined for the dumping, Officer Alan Schellerup
=93He said he dumped five gallons of milk that had
soured and gelled,=94 Schellerup said.
Tauranga=92s new $800,000 Hazmat Command Unit is
helping to contain a hazardous chemical incident in
Fire communications acting
shift manager Tony McDonald says the incident involves a Trans Pacific
He says the tanker sucked in nitric acid into its
container and the chemical reaction had created plumes of noxious
Siren speed questioned in aftermath of chemical spill.
Emergency workers attend to the scene of a sulfuric acid leak at a
chemical plant in southeast Scarborough on Wednesday, Nov. 3.. (November
3, 2010) Staff photo/NICK PERRY
time, it was no drill.
sirens sounded Wednesday, Nov. 3, following a sulfuric acid spill at a
West Hill chemical plant, a warning system set up for area residents and
tested many times faced its first real emergency.
addition to finding out what went wrong at Chemtura Canada, those
responsible for the system must determine whether sirens sounded quickly
Jack Horner, manager of the plant on Chemical Court,
acknowledged Friday it "took quite a while before the siren got
activated," estimating the warning came "something like" 15 minutes
after the spill.
CHEMICAL leak at Hartham Leisure Centre has closed roads in the area
this afternoon (Thursday November 11).
Police were called at 12.50pm after being notified of
a chlorine leak at the centre in Hartham Lane.
Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue service are on the scene
and the building has been evacuated for the safety of
Police are investigating the
unattended death of a 21-year-old University of Massachusetts student
and a deadly chemical release inside a parked car at the Rolling Green
apartments off Route 9.
Police and fire officials, including personnel from
the Department of Fire Services Hazardous Materials Response unit,
evacuated the parking lot at the 422 Belchertown Road complex Tuesday
morning to take a closer look at a suspicious vehicle, where the man's
body was found. Police were called to the scene at 9:04 a.m. after a
passer-by made observations about the vehicle, said Detective Lt. Ronald
A. Young, head of the Amherst Police Detective Bureau.
said a "chemical exposure was evident" at the scene of the death. Fire
Chief Tim Nelson -- who called for the hazardous materials team -- said
the chemical found was hydrogen sulfide.
BUFFALO, NY (WBFO) - The two
victims involved in Tuesday's explosion at the Dupont chemical plant
have been identified. Richard Folaron of South Wales was killed in the
blast. William Freeburg of Angola was seriously
57-year-old Folaron leaves
behind a wife, three daughters and a son. He had been with
Mollenburg-Betz for 15 years. 50-year old Freeburg, his co-worker and
friend, has been with the company for 25 years. He remains at the Erie
County Medical Center with face and neck burns, but is expected to fully
James Camarre is vice president for Mollenburg-Betz.
The close-knit company of about 150 workers that employed the two men.
Fighting back emotion, Camarre said they had no reason to believe the
two men would not be safe when they went to the Dupont work site on
"We believe we do have an exemplary safety program. We
work hand in hand with OSHA as part of their voluntary protection
program," said Camarre. "We do what we can to make sure our employees go
home the same way they come in in thje morning - injury free.
Unfortunately, yesterday [Tuesday] didn't work out that
chemical spill Tuesday shut down South E Street between South Seventh
and Eighth streets for nearly six hours as emergency workers contained
and cleaned up the hazardous material.
police at 10:14 a.m. Tuesday pulled over a semi-tractor trailer that was
leaking a clear liquid while it was traveling south on Eighth Street. A
large quantity of Stencil, a cleaning solvent, spilled from the truck
onto the roadway.
The Richmond Fire Department hazardous materials crew
contained the leak and authorities evacuated the CountryMark gas station
and made sure homes across the street were empty as they began the
cleanup process. The business reopened and people were allowed to return
to their homes around 1:30 p.m.
region of Ain el-Remmaneh was rocked early yesterday evening by an
explosion due to highly flammable chemicals stored in the repository of
the building Najjar. This would contain drugs, tires and car
Located on the corner of al-Arid and Our Lady of
Lourdes, this building has 15 apartments spread over five floors, which
were evacuated after a fire disaster was declared a
Rescuers from the Lebanese Red Cross were immediately
dispatched to the scene of the disaster to help the people among whom
there were several cases of suffocation.
EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) - Fire fighters have a bit of a mystery
on their hands, after a curious smell gets people coughing at an
Evansville plasma center.
It happened at the Octapharma Plasma center on First
Avenue Wednesday afternoon.
People inside the building called dispatch to complain
about a smell that was making them cough.
building was evacuated of the 20 or so people inside.
crews from the Evansville Fire Department came to investigate and
The building was given the all clear after about an
HUTCHINS - A hazardous material spill on Interstate 45
in Hutchins closed all northbound lanes this morning.
Northbound I-45 was expected to be shut down through the
morning commute, the Texas Department of Transportation
The spill happened about 7 a.m. near Dowdy Ferry Road
when a large white drum fell off a vehicle.