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Gas Leak Evacuates 4,000 from Columbus Industrial Park

Officials say a gas leak has forced about 4,000 workers to evacuate an industrial area of Columbus, Ohio.

Posted Monday, December 14, 2009

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Call for Sick Child Develops into Multi-Patient CO Response

These 10 patients were transported to a Specialty Trauma Center in Baltimore that has a hyperbaric chamber on-board the Department's Medical Ambulance Bus.

Posted Thursday, November 12, 2009

Respiratory Problems Strike 30 at North Carolina McDonald s

Brown said police plan to look at toxicology reports of patients who agreed for the hospital to share them with police.

Posted Thursday, November 12, 2009

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Court Allows First Responder Training in Vacant Indianapolis High-Rise

From about 8:00 in the morning until the afternoon, crews used the scenario of a weapons of mass destruction incident.

Posted Wednesday, November 4, 2009

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Seagrave Truck POD System

This truck and POD system was built by Seagrave (fire and specialty apparatus manufacturer). The special PODS are loaded and unloaded like custom container and refuse trucks.

Posted Monday, September 21, 2009

Helicopter Crashes into Mississippi Duplex

A pilot's proficiency check went tragically wrong Tuesday, killing one Federal Aviation Administration employee and critically injuring another when their helicopter crashed into a Mississippi duplex, officials said.

Posted Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Several Treated after NY Plant Ammonia Leak

Two Rochester police officers are being treated for exposure to ammonia fumes after a leak at a milk processing plant.

Posted Thursday, August 13, 2009

Odor Causes Maine Hotel Evacuation

People were evacuated from a Bangor, Maine, motel after an odor was noticed and six people, including four firefighters, were sent to the hospital with respiratory problems.



Posted Friday, August 7, 2009

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Hundreds Hospitalized in Mass. HazMat

Noxious fumes at a trash disposal facility sent 119 people to hospitals Monday, including two who were listed in critical condition.

Posted Tuesday, August 4, 2009


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