Reports and images were pouring in with reports of a massive explosion that occurred, reportedly at a fertilizer plant just outside Waco, TX. Unconfirmed reports came in stating all available EMS crews were being requested to respond. Reports also stated that the explosion was felt from over 60 miles away and was originally thought to be an earthquake. Our live blog was aggregating reports and images as they came in. Read more »
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Sacramento, CA | A level 3 Hazmat situation shuts down a large industrial area in South Sacramento.
Wednesday morning, the Sacramento City Fire Department was called to Mike and Sons Inc, in the 8500 block of Elder Creek Road, for a commercial trailer fire. When firefighters arrived “they realized the doors were shut and there was a very pungent odor; so they turned this into a level three hazmat which is the highest level of hazmat response that we have”, Niko King, Assistant Chief for Sacramento City Fire Department stated. Read more »