All posts tagged "plant"

  • In this aerial still frame from video provided by Fox 11 LA, a waste treatment facity burns after an unstable chemical mixture exploded in Santa Paula, Calif., early Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014, sending about 30 people to the hospital for decontamination and prompting an order to evacuate for a mile around the plant, authorities said. No burn injuries were reported, but two drivers on a vacuum truck, three firefighters, hospital medical staff and a few nearby residents were washed down or treated for complaints such as breathing problems, red eyes and skin rashes, said Lori Ross, a spokeswoman for the Ventura County Fire Department. The vacuum truck was delivering a load around 3:45 a.m. when it exploded at the Santa Clara Waste Water Co., authorities said. (AP Photo/Fox 11 LA)
    Crews try to contain unstable substance in Calif. plant fire

    SANTA PAULA, Calif. (AP) — Hazardous materials crews are trying to determine how to deal with an unstable substance remaining after an explosion and fire at a Southern California waste treatment facility. Ventura County fire Capt. Mike...

    • Posted November 19, 2014
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