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Bunker gear will be tested to determine exposure levels; no firefighters have developed symptoms of contamination ...
Workers complained of headaches, heart palpitations, skin irritation and breathing problems ...
Firefighters encountered a yellow, smoke condition when they responded; they were treated and later released ...
Five local fire departments responded and chose to let the sludge burn until an industrial fire expert arrived. ...
Nine public safety personnel were among those transported for treatment of minor eye and throat irritation ...
A hazmat crew contained the spill, and firefighters rinsed off the skin of everyone who may have come into contact with the chemical ...
While not as popular as in Europe, swap-body modular apparatus have a definite place in the U.S. fire service. ...
Firefighters later confirmed to the attorney general that the gas leak was severe enough to close the restaurant for the night ...
Hazmat crews were called when a woman died in a chair amid debris with a kitten in a carrier on her lap ...
The firefighters were sickened after encountering a toxic, chemical gas mixture ...
The facility stored ammonium nitrate, the same fertilizer that ignited a deadly explosion in the town of West last year ...
Four people complained of respiratory difficulties; two were transported to the hospital ...
The fire shut down the facility and forced the city's utilities department to turn to a backup plant to restore power to thousands of customers ...
The plan would require rail companies to notify responders when transporting a hazardous material through their jurisdictions. ...
NTSB chairwoman Deborah Hersman said the government needs to take steps immediately to protect the public from potentially catastrophic oil train accidents ...
Following these steps will make awareness-level firefighters safe and effective when first on a hazmat scene. ...
What you can't, and can, see on your PPE will hurt you; follow these steps to avoid exposure to cancer-causing agents. ...
Commonwealth Journal SOMERSET, Ky. — In the early hours of Jan. 30, with a man’s life hanging in the balance in temperatures that hovered just above zero, a band of ...
Not fully using the technology available can compromise the fire attack and firefighter safety. ...
Better emergency-response planning along train routes is among the safety changes. ...