Hazmat

China gas explosion

Gas Explosion in China Kills at Least 12 People

At least 12 people were killed and 39 seriously injured Sunday after a gas line explosion tore through a residential neighborhood.
Jeff Chandler on hazmat detection

Hazmat: Detection and Metering for Civilian Rescue While Wearing Turnout Gear

Jeff Chandler reviews some methods of evaluating the environment during a hazmat rescue scenario.
Firefighter facing away with turnout gear

Chemical Spill at RI Medical Supply Company Hospitalizes 20 Employees

Twenty employees at Pawtucket medical supply company Bio-Detek were hospitalized for “irritant complaints.”
Jeff Chandler and company on propane flaring

Training Minutes: Flaring a 20-lb. Propane Cylinder

In this Homegrown Training Minutes segment, Jeff Chandler and company review how a 20-lb. propane cylinder can be safely flared off.

Tanker Overturns, Fuel Leak Closes Section of Fayetteville (NC) Road

Fire and emergency crews responded to a collision on Country Club Drive at approximately 2:18 a.m. Thursday.
Mike Gagliano and Mike Dugan

Podcast: The Mikey G. and Mikey D. Show: Phil Ambrose

Hosts Mike Gagliano and Mike Dugan talk hazmat with Phil Ambrose of HazmatNation.
Chicago Fire Department

Chicago Fire Hazmat Team Responds to High-Rise Hoarder Apartment

The police department's bomb unit was brought in and determined that there were bomb making substances and materials inside the apartment.
Firefighters at Georgia plant

Firefighters Called to GA Plant Where Earlier Gas Leak Killed Six

A refrigeration company and firefighters were called to a northeast Georgia chicken processing plant where a liquid nitrogen leak killed six workers in January.
Firefighters set up an impromptu decon station using a hoseline

Anhydrous Ammonia Hazmat Response: Command, Control, and Tactics

Jeff Chandler and Frank Ricci review the operational, technical, and tactical considerations to a response to an anhydrous ammonia leak at a bakery
Seattle Fire Department

Seattle Fire Department Responds to Unusual Pepper-Spray Attack

Seattle Fire was called when a "pepper-spray-like substance" was released under the door of a 10th-floor apartment.