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HAZMAT

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Propane Tank Leak Sends Hazmat To Westmoreland Co.

Several businesses were evacuated this morning after a massive propane tank began leaking in an industrial area of Westmoreland County.

02/04/2014

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Police Probe Man’s Death That Prompted Hazmat Situation

A man’s death is under investigation after it prompted a Hazmat situation in Westmoreland County.

11/23/2013

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9 Sickened By Odor In Building On Jefferson Medical Center Campus

Officials with Jefferson Regional Medical Center say nine people were treated after falling ill and part of a medical building was evacuated because of an odor.

09/24/2013

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Suspicious Package Deemed Safe, Pitt Students Allowed Back Into Dorms

A suspicious package dropped off at the UPS Store in Pittsburgh’s Oakland neighborhood Wednesday has been deemed safe after it prompted evacuations, road closures and sent the bomb squad and Hazmat crews to the scene.

09/18/2013

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Authorities Find Abandoned Meth Lab At Home In Clairton

Police were called to an abandoned home in Clairton Saturday where they say they found a non-operational meth lab.

06/29/2013

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Hazmat Crews Called For South Side Chlorine Leak

Hazmat crews were called to the scene of a chlorine leak in the South Side early Tuesday morning.

05/28/2013

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Officials Investigate Suspicious Smell In Leetsdale

Part of a Leetsdale street was blocked off Tuesday night while police investigated strange odors, which prompted several complaints from neighbors.

04/24/2013

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Garbage Truck Fire Causes Hazmat Situation In Lincoln-Lemington

A Hazmat situation forced part of a road in Pittsburgh’s Lincoln-Lemington neighborhood to be closed Monday morning.

04/15/2013

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Gas Leak Shuts Down Road In Clairton

Route 837 in Clairton is closed after a gas line was struck.

04/07/2013

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3 Charged After Drugs Illegally Distributed From Care Home

Criminal charges have been filed against three people in connection with a probe that closed the Liberty Manor Personal Care home in Liberty Borough last month.

04/02/2013

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Hazmat Investigates Acid Found In Basement

Fire and hazmat crews are on their way to investigate acid found in some mail.

KDKA-TV–01/28/2013

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3 Taken To Hospital For Suspected Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Three people were taken to a local hospital Monday evening after reportedly being sickened by carbon monoxide in Stanton Heights.

11/19/2012

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Environmental Officials Investigate After Local Creek Turns Blue

The state Department of Environmental Protection is investigating the odd blue color in a local creek.

11/08/2012

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Patients, Workers Overcome By Fumes At McKees Rocks Dental Office

A dental office in McKees Rocks had to be evacuated Wednesday afternoon when several people became ill from fumes.

10/24/2012

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4 Firefighters Injured In Massive Indiana Co. Industrial Fire

Two firefighters were injured after being called to a massive industrial fire in Indiana County Tuesday morning.

10/23/2012

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