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Firefighters evacuate factory after hazmat incident

Two incompatible chemicals mixed at the auto parts manufacturer causing several illnesses

By Kevin Swayze
The Guelph Mercury

WATERLOO, Canada — Eight people were taken to hospital after a suspected formaldehyde gas leak at a Waterloo auto parts factory Monday morning.

In all, 40 people were assessed by Waterloo Region paramedics outside of Ultra Manufacturing.

Full story: Firefighters evacuate factory after hazmat incident

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Carol Ann Carol Ann Tuesday, March 11, 2014 2:10:23 PM CHLORINE GAS TRANSPORTATION SAFETY First Responders ask federal administrations to consider adding secondary containment to rail tank cars used to transport chlorine gas, providing lifesaving safety to First Responders and the public they serve. See First Responders Comments at PETITION C KIT.

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