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  1. Firefighting News: New York Firefighters Sickened in School Hazmat Incident

    Online Articles

    Wed, 4 Jun 2014

    Two firefighters were injured Tuesday night in a hazmat incident at a high school in Orangeburg, New York. The firefighters were taken to an area hospital with minor injuries after encountering

  2. Hazmat Incident : Injuries Reported After PA Truck Fire

    Online Articles

    Tue, 21 Jan 2014

    Several people were sent to the hospital after a truck fire in Ortanna, Pennsylvania.

  1. FDIC 2012 Workshop on Initial Approach to Hazmat Incidents

    Online Articles

    Tue, 17 Apr 2012

    corrosive). Using the chart, the class reviewed several hazmat incidents , discussing strategy and tactics. Using the chart, a ..... people safe, and better serve the public," she added. Hazmat incidents can lead to information overload. By using simple information

  2. Hazmat Incidents : NY Firefighters Extinguish Fuel Tanker Fire

    Online Articles

    Mon, 6 Jan 2014

    In late December 2013, firefighters battled a fire resulting from a fuel tanker truck crash in Bellmore, New York.

  3. Prepare for “Unusual” Hazmat Incidents

    Magazine Articles

    Sun, 1 Nov 2009

    Have you noticed that many times we have not begun to train in some areas until firefighters have died in the scenarios depicted in those new training drills? Firefighters need to develop the mindset that looks at situations that might be “rare” or “unusual” for their departments but that still can

  4. Hazmat Survival Tips: Surviving Hazmat Incidents in Tough Economic Times

    Online Articles

    Mon, 17 Nov 2008

    Budgetary constraints and crises are hitting departments across the nation. Steve De Lisi has a number of ways to save costs on hazmat response needs to minimize cuts to training and service.

  5. Hazmat Survival Tips: Actions of First Responders at Hazmat Incidents

    Online Articles

    Tue, 15 Jul 2008

    Steve De Lisi recounts some real-life episodes of responders getting into trouble or having a near-miss at hazardous materials incidents.

  6. New Hanover (PA) Firefighters Overcome in Hazmat Incident

    Online Articles

    Mon, 2 Dec 2013

    Two firefighters with the New Hanover Township Fire Company were taken to the hospital after they reported feeling nauseous and dizzy while responding to a call for an odor of gas Monday morning.

  7. Firefighting News: Firefighters Injured in Possible Hazmat Incident During RI Fire

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    Mon, 24 Jun 2013

    Two firefighters were hospitalized and a team of doctors and nurses brought in to conduct decontamination after a fire in a large mill building today in Central Falls, Rhode Island.

  8. Hazmat News: Pool Chemicals Cause of Amherst (NY) Hazmat Incident

    Online Articles

    Sat, 29 Jun 2013

    Emergency responders said a homeowner was responsible for the improper disposal of  hazardous material in Amherst (NY).