From: Monona Rossol <actsnyc**At_Symbol_Here**>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Chemical fire news
Date: Thu, 20 Feb 2014 13:29:04 -0500
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They lead with burning sulfuric acid as an issue which is the least of their worries in a building full of crop dusting chemicals. 
Monona Rossol, M.S., M.F.A., Industrial Hygienist
President:  Arts, Crafts & Theater Safety, Inc.
Safety Officer: Local USA829, IATSE
181 Thompson St., #23
New York, NY 10012     212-777-0062

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From: Kim Gates <kim.gates**At_Symbol_Here**STONYBROOK.EDU>
Sent: Thu, Feb 20, 2014 12:26 pm
Subject: [DCHAS-L] Chemical fire news

Fire spurs evacuation of Iowa town

By Shawn Nottingham, CNN
updated 11:17 AM EST, Thu February 20, 2014
(CNN) -- The Iowa town of Northwood has been evacuated because of a chemical fire, according to Lucinda Robertson, a spokeswoman with Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management.
The fire is by the local airport. It's unclear if anyone has been injured.
The population of the town is about 2,000 people, according to Northwood Area Chamber of Commerce.

Kim Gates
Laboratory Safety Specialist
Environmental Health & Safety
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-6200
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