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UPDATE: City of Martin Fire Chief Jamie Summers has confirmed there was a chemical spill at the Rural King in Martin,TN Friday night.
Firefighting foam containing PFAS chemicals, including perfluorooctanoic acid (known as PFOA), was released into Boggy Creek and the Brisbane River on April 10, killing some fish.

"firefighters in chemical protective suits are assessing the leak and seeking specialist advice to contain the spill," he said. "An exclusion zone is in place and there is currently no threat to the community." Tasmania police said motorists are ...
firefighters have been dealing with a chemical spill in a treatment room at Medway Maritime hospital. Crews wearing breathing apparatus and gas-tight protection suits were sent into the building at 5.09pm.
A disgruntled former employee intentionally caused a chemical spill at a commerce Street company in 2015, police said Thursday.
Fire crews and university police responded to an engineering building at Wichita State University Thursday afternoon in response to a chemical leak. The reported spill caused Beggs Hall to be evacuated. Eyewitness News reporter Trevor Macy spoke to an ...

Emergency crews responded to a reported chemical spill Thursday afternoon in an industrial park in Hanover Township, Lehigh County.
Authorities told residents in a Long Beach neighborhood to close their windows and stay inside while hazardous material crews mopped up pool-cleaning chemicals that spilled out into the street after a traffic crash Thursday morning. The small spill ...
Brentwood Fire and Rescue HAZMAT crews were on the scene of the chemical spill on Concord Road near Edmondson Pike around 11 a.m.. The crash was called ... Lambert said an unknown quantity of chemicals went into a storm drain,. The spill has been ...
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ga. (WJBF) - A minor chemical spill at a plant in Jefferson County this morning sends 2 people to the hospital.
(KWQC) - Residents of a Bettendorf apartment complex are back home after a chemical spill forced them to evacuate. A pool contractor at the complex accidentally mixed two chemicals causing a toxic spill. Residents said it was quite a morning wake up call.
A small chemical spill prompted an evacuation at the Villas at Devils Glen Tuesday morning, May 30th, according to a firefighter.
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (KTVU) - A hazmat team is in the process of cleaning up a pool chemical spill from this morning in Santa Rosa.
On May 11, 2016, lab technicians were called to an advanced chemistry class to clean up a spill. They say they were told the chemicals were acetone, a solvent used in nail polish remover, and ethyl acetate, another solvent used to decaffeinate coffee.
The southbound lanes of Highway 63 north of Wandering River were reopened Saturday morning, while the northbound lanes remained closed after a ...
The driver suffered a minor burn after coming into contact with the chemical. Holly Grove Fire Department spokesperson Zach Smith said the driver was treated at the scene and is expected to be all right.
Fire crews are on scene of a 'significant spill' of a highly toxic substance at Lee Memorial hospital in Fort Myers.

FLAT ROCK - Indiana conservation Officers along with the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) are investigating a chemical spill into a small tributary of Little Tough Creek in Flat Rock. Indiana Conservation Officers were sent to the ...
FLAT ROCK - Indiana conservation officers along with the Indiana Department of Environmental Management are investigating a chemical spill that resulted in a fish kill in a small tributary of Little Tough Creek. Conservation officers were sent to the ...
Officials are currently waiting for a chemical clean-up crew to arrive on scene. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nitric acid is "not combustible but enhances combustion of other substances.
The spill happened at a company called Univar, which has its own isolated drain system. The drain system allowed fire department crews to keep the chemical from spreading. Employees at Univar were evacuated safely and no one injuries were reported.
With the possibility of a gas leak or chemical spill, police officers and school officials immediately implemented their evacuation plan.
firefighters were called to clean up a chemical spill in Invercargill after a bucket containing a yellow powder substance fell off the back of a truck on Thursday.
Results also show that the application of dispersant - a common technique used to help clear major spills - had variable effects, suggesting care should be taken when deciding whether to apply these chemicals as part of an oil spill response. Overall ...
"The new analytical development will increase the number of molecules that can be examined six-fold, giving scientists a more detailed look into the chemical changes crude oil undergoes in a spill," said Paolo Benigni, Ph.D. candidate in FIU's ...
Two employees of CSL Behring were taken to the emergency room "as a precautionary measure," a spokesperson for the company said, following what the company described as a "small chemical spill" Wednesday morning. The spokesperson, Melissa ...
Kanabec County Sheriff Brian Smith says there was no spill or rupture of the chemical inside the tanker, so there has been no evacuation.
Johnson County dispatch says there was a chemical spill on State Road 144 at State Road 37 near Waverly, Indiana just after 7:30 a.m.
chemical spill closes road for five hours. -A A +A. Bookmark and Share. By The Staff. Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 9:28 am.
DURHAM - A small spill of hydrochloric acid led to an evacuation in an area near the Whitby-Oshawa border.The incident happened Tuesday morning at 2020 Wentworth St. in Whitby, just west of the border with Oshawa.
A Sunshine West chemical manufacturer has been fined almost $8000 for allowing vegetable oil to spill into the stormwater system.
Multiple people are sick after a chemical spill in Rockland County. police say the spill happened at the County recycling Center in Hillburn around 8:30 a.m.
Multiple people are sick after a chemical spill in Rockland County. police say the spill happened at the County recycling Center in Hillburn around 8:30 a.m.
Columbia, MO. - The Columbia Fire Department spent nearly two and a half hours cleaning up a small chemical spill downtown Thursday night.
A highly toxic chemical spill prompted the evacuation of 20 people from Polk County Jail Tuesday morning. Polk County Emergency Management Director Bobby Arledge said a five-gallon container of paraquat dichloride, a widely used herbicide that is ...
A section of Congress Street on Munjoy Hill was closed Wednesday morning because of a chemical spill from a truck carrying insulation material.
After Poplarville police officers arrived on scene, they called the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality to assess the chemical spill so safety precautions could be taken. After making its assessments, Enhanced Emergency and Environmental ...
Although the identity of the chemicals is still unknown, there is "no threat to public or environmental health" as the Environmental Agency begin an investigation, a police spokesman said.
Inmates were medically evaluated and taken to surrounding counties for continuous medical monitoring. Pittman said approximately 40 people were affected by the spill. The hazardous chemical was mitigated both outside and inside the building by 2:30, ...
Valparaiso University chemistry professors Julie Peller and Chris Iceman are scheduled to speak at 7 p.m. Monday about hexavalent chromium, the chemical U.S. steel's Midwest plant recently spilled into the Burns Waterway in Portage. The talk will be at ...
Niagara Falls, ONT (WKBW) - On Saturday, May 13th, at approximately 8:20PM emergency services personnel from the Niagara Falls Fire Service, Niagara Emergency Medical Services, and the Niagara Regional police Service responded to the Hilton Hotel ...
NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. - The Ontario Ministry of Labour is investigating a chemical spill at the Hilton Hotel complex in Niagara Falls.
police say two people are in hospital after a chemical leak inside the Hilton Hotel in Niagara Falls, prompting an evacuation of much of the complex on Saturday night.
"Freedom's communication to the public, state and federal agencies, WVAW and first responders regarding the chemicals and quantity of chemicals involved in the leak was deficient," the report reads. The chemical spill happened Jan. 9, 2014, when a ...
firefighters cleared 100 litres of spilled chemicals in Marsh Barton Industrial Estate in Exeter on Thursday morning. Two fire engines from Exeter, as well as an environmental protection unit from Newton Abbot went to the scene where 100 litres of ...
According to Deputy Director of Emergency Management Craig Walker, the spill was determined to be eight pounds of hydrosulfite, commonly used in the facility and deemed non-toxic if inhaled.
NEW ALBANY - A tractor-trailer carrying hydrogen peroxide overturned on Interstate 22 Wednesday morning, stalling traffic in both directions.
Signs at the Brooklyn Bridge Park on Wednesday warned people to stay out of the East River near the site of Sunday's oil spill, and a restriction on recreational boats and fishing on parts of the waterway is still in effect, officials said. On Sunday ...
A factory in Stevenage had to be decontaminated by fire fighters after a chemical spill and fire this afternoon. Seven fire engines were called to the scene at ...
NEW ALBANY - A tractor-trailer carrying hydrogen peroxide overturned on Interstate 22 Wednesday morning, stalling traffic in both directions.


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