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White Deer Volunteer Fire Department says the explosion occurred at a gas booster station as crews worked on a 4-inch gas line. ...
The fire started inside a tank once used for hydrogen cyanide; 14 plant workers were injured. ...
The New Orleans firefighters' union says using its firefighters to clean homeless encampments is a result of contract disputes. ...
Their objection to the new rules is about information-sharing requirements and the need for more firefighter training ...
The fire was quickly extinguished and the reactor was deemed safe and stable. ...
One of the garages contained chlorine that emitted toxic gas when it burned causing several firefighters to suffer respiratory injuries ...
Firefighters expected it could take a few days to extinguish remaining hot spots. ...
State lawmakers gave preliminary approval for stricter storage requirements for the highly flammable ammonium nitrate. ...
The tougher standards to reduce fire and explosion won't fully take effect until 2020. ...
More than 300 firefighters battled the wildfire on the ground, while an aircraft dumped water onto the flames from above ...
The fire department sent more than 50 firefighters to the scene, including teams trained in handling hazardous materials ...
They submitted bills totaling about $85,000 to the trucking company, who is disputing the charges ...
The order makes mandatory a 40 mph train speed limit in high-risk urban areas for all trains carrying flammable liquids. ...
They responded to a man with difficulty breathing and were over come by fumes; they were all treated and released. ...
When it comes to low-frequency incidents like hazmat response, having a grasp of the basics can make all the difference in a safe outcome. ...
The children ranged in ages from 6 to 16; a portable generator was found without gas inside the home ...
The robot firefighters will be hauled by six-ton trucks to industrial and other large-scale fires. ...
A total of 156 firefighters responded to the scene; no injuries were reported ...
Fire from the crude oil cars quickly spread throughout the river and took out an exit bridge. ...
This is the latest in a series of failures in the safer tank cars, fueling calls for stricter regulations. ...