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Crews Called To University City For Reports Of Fumes

The incident happened at 125 South 31st Street around 8:10 p.m. Wednesday.

03/06/2013

Ewing NJ Shoprite Hazmat

3 Sickened At New Jersey Supermarket

Hazmat crews are currently at a New Jersey supermarket where three people fell ill Wednesday afternoon.

02/13/2013

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Hazmat Incident Sickens 10 Students At Villanova University

Emergency personnel are on the scene of a hazardous materials incident at Villanova University.

02/12/2013

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Swarthmore College Evacuated Due To Chemical Smell

A hall in Swarthmore College was evacuated due to a chemical smell Saturday afternoon.

01/05/2013

Emergency crews responded to the scene of a freight train that derailed in Paulsboro, New Jersey, and resulted in a chemical spill Friday, Nov. 30. (Credit: CBS 3)

At least 100 Still Out Of Homes After Paulsboro Train Derailment

The precautionary evacuations in Paulsboro were ordered late Friday, hours after the train derailment, and will likely remain in effect throughout the weekend and possibly longer.

12/01/2012

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Chester County House Fire Under Investigation

Authorities are investigating the cause of a fire that broke out in a Chester County residence on Tuesday night.

08/07/2012

(Hotel guests sit across from evacuated Hampton Hotel in Center City. Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Center City Hotel Evacuated Due To Portable Meth Lab

Fire officials say they responded around 5:30 a.m. to the Hampton Inn at 13th and Race Streets, when something triggered the alarm system. The building was then evacuated of all 366 people.

07/28/2012

(Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Mysterious Fryer Oil Situation Causes Building Evacuations In Old City

There was a Hazmat situation in Old City Saturday morning that shut down a block and forced evacuations for a few hours.

07/14/2012

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Hazmat Situation Prompts Closure Of Lehigh Valley Hospital’s ER Entrance

A Lehigh County hospital shut down its emergency department entrance Thursday afternoon due to a possible hazmat situation.

06/14/2012

Lightning Strike Ignites Massive Fire At Bucks County Chemical Plant

A fire police officer died after suffering a heart attack after leaving the scene of a chemical plant fire in Bucks County that was caused by a lightning strike early Wednesday morning.

05/16/2012

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Fire Crews On The Scene Of Bucks County Hazmat Situation

The incident, which happened at the Roman Halls Plant on River Road in Croydon, involved a drum that had a reaction when the lid was removed.

05/08/2012

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Hazmat Investigation Shuts Down Several Roads In Montgomery County

A HAZMAT investigation in Montgomery County shut down several roads for close to an hour Thursday afternoon.

05/03/2012

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Authorities Probe Source Of Noxious Odor At Frankford Elementary School

Firefighters have cleared an elementary school in Northeast Philadelphia after a noxious odor was detected inside the school early Thursday morning. As a precaution, students were evacuated and taken to a nearby school.

04/19/2012

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Strong Odor Forces Building Evacuation In Rittenhouse Square, 8 Hospitalized

A high-rise building in one of Philadelphia’s most upscale neighborhood has been evacuated because of a strong odor that sent eight people to hospitals complaining of throat irritation.

03/23/2012

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Father Judge High Closed After 200 Seek Treatment For Hazmat Situation

Authorities are investigating a hazmat situation at a high school in Northeast Philadelphia that caused approximately 200 people to seek medical treatment.

12/05/2011

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