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A car collided with a building, puncturing a chlorine cylinder; vehicle driver was the most seriously injured ...
The driver managed to get out of the vehicle; it's not clear what caused the truck to overturn. ...
WINNEMUCCA, Nev. — Hazmat crews, led by Humboldt General Hospital EMS Rescue, decontaminate students and adults exposed to mercury at Winnemucca Junior High School. A student ...
Some want even tougher requirements that industry representatives say would be prohibitively costly ...
Black smoke could be seen rising from some of the tanker cars; one of the explosions sent a fireball at least 300 feet into the air. ...
Four fire departments responded; there were no reported firefighter injuries. ...
The department is trying to recover $43,000 through insurance for gear damaged by formic acid ...
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 ...