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.
There was a Hazmat situation in Old City Saturday morning that shut down a block and forced evacuations for a few hours.
A Lehigh County hospital shut down its emergency department entrance Thursday afternoon due to a possible hazmat situation.
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.
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.
A HAZMAT investigation in Montgomery County shut down several roads for close to an hour Thursday afternoon.
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.
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.
Authorities are investigating a hazmat situation at a high school in Northeast Philadelphia that caused approximately 200 people to seek medical treatment.
A fire in the Honeywell Frankford Plant in the Bridesburg section of the city caused momentary panic overnight.
A four-story apartment building in Southwest Philadelphia was evacuated Saturday afternoon after residents reported a strange smell coming from the basement.
A hazmat crew in Gloucester County is investigating a chemical spill at a cocoa factory Monday evening.
Parts of interstate 95 southbound and northbound in Delaware County were closed for several hours after authorities said a tractor-trailer leaked an unknown substance on the highway Friday evening.
Philadelphia’s Criminal Justice Center was evacuated Saturday afternoon following a hazmat scare.
By Jim Donovan: The City of Philadelphia is holding a free citywide Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Event tomorrow, Thursday, July 21 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at State Road and Ashburner Street. The […]