Hazardous Materials

The Firehouse.com Hazardous Materials product category is a collection of information, product listings and resources for researching various hazardous materials equipment and tools, including encapsulation suits, atmospheric monitoring, hazmat mitigation, CBRNE, and chemical detector options.
Tractor-trailer strikes Maple Avenue Bridge in Glenville 12/21/23
Operations & Training

Propane Truck Crashes into NY Bridge, Explodes

Dec. 22, 2023
Officials said the propane truck struck a bridge in Glenville that sparked a fire that sent flames over 200 feet into the air.
Kentucky train derailment leads to evacuations
Hazardous Materials

State of Emergency Declared in KY Train Derailment

Nov. 23, 2023
Officials say 16 train cars derailed, including two carrying molten sulphur, in Rockcastle County and the fire continues to burn Thursday morning.
BREAKING: Video shows fiery explosion at U
Operations & Training

Car Explosion Kills Two on Bridge Between Canada, NY

Nov. 22, 2023
Law enforcement officials said two people were killed when a car exploded on the Rainbow Bridge between Canada and Niagara Falls NY.
Hazardous Materials

Five FDs Receive CHEMTREC HELP Award to Boost Hazmat Preparedness

Fire departments in Connecticut, Louisiana, New York, Oklahoma and Virginia received hazardous material response support from CHEMTREC and the NVFC.
John Spink/Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Operations & Training

Train Derails, Locomotive Burns in Atlanta Railyard

Nov. 18, 2023
Officials said eight Northern Southern train cars derailed at an interchange in Atlanta.