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Hazards and Hazmat Articles

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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. ...
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. ...