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The Decon System makes it easy for firefighters to properly clean their gear ...
C02 alarms detected the smoke in the tunnel, touching off the shutdown at around midday Saturday. ...
Depending on the type of stains and discoloration, wear signs may mean its time to retire the gear; here's how to tell normal from dangerous wear. ...
Officials tallied up $2.7 million in start-up costs for the additional equipment, personnel and training needed for the state to prepare for a crude oil incident ...
Medics transported 23 injured motorists to area hospitals; the trucker died in the explosion. ...
Both victims died after leaving their vehicles; one was struck and other died of internal injuries. ...
It may seem like a bunch of bureaucratic mumbo-jumbo, but ignoring in station hazardous materials can bring stiff fines. ...
Firefighters evacuated nearly 40 residents from the neighborhood as a nearby home exploded, killing an 86-year-old woman inside ...
Several fire departments responded; a hazmat unit was on standby due to ammonia on site. ...
The firefighters were washed down or treated for complaints such as breathing problems, red eyes and skin rashes. ...
Thought to be contained, the landfill fire has burned for more than five days. ...
Not every situation calls for structural PPE; here's a look at how to determine what other gear you may need ...
They were evaluated for possible exposure to the gas; at least nine others were also hospitalized ...
First place went to the "Motley Tool," a handheld gadget that combines five of the most commonly used tools used by hazmat crews ...
The mishmash of untested PPE available is not proven to guard against Ebola; here's how to get the best available PPE. ...
All responders were treated at a local hospital and later released ...
The company works with cyanide baths and flammable solvents and thousands of pounds of acids, bases and toxic metals, from copper and cadmium to chromate. ...
It will help firefighters better prepare to respond to a rollover of a tanker carrying hazardous material ...
Two cars carrying ethanol exploded, others carrying ethanol, grain and corn syrup fed the massive fire. ...
Bedbugs can and will get in your turnout gear; the nature of PPE makes eradicating them all the more tricky. ...