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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. ...
Evacuations and environmental concerns sprang from the massive fire that consumed two businesses. ...
It's not known what is in the 1,000 55-gallon barrels that leaked from the scene. ...
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 ...