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Faced with a large number of people exposed to a chemical warfare agent or a toxic industrial chemical, EMS responders should act quickly.

Posted Thursday, June 21, 2012

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Fumes in Georgia McDonald’s Send 10 to Hospital

One of the customers found unconscious was in critical condition.

Posted Thursday, September 8, 2011

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Suspicious Letters Spark Hazmat Calls at D.C. Schools

Everything has been to a laboratory for analysis

Posted Friday, May 6, 2011

California Hospital Opens New ED and Isolation Department

New ambulance entrance will have two showers to decontaminate paramedics.

Posted Friday, April 15, 2011

Panic Over Radiation Risk High In Japan

Workers closest to the troubled reactors face the biggest threat.

Posted Thursday, March 17, 2011

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Massachusetts Chemical Plant Explosion Injures Workers

Blast could be heard and felt miles away.

Posted Monday, March 14, 2011

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Michigan School Evacuated After Chemistry Explosion

A potassium nitrate and sugar mixture exploded.

Posted Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Cyanide Suicide Prompts Response Review By First Responders

Two civilians, three police officers and four firefighters were taken to the hospital.

Posted Thursday, March 3, 2011

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SC College Evacuated After Experiment Goes Wrong

Gas could be toxic if inhaled.

Posted Friday, February 4, 2011


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