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Hazardous Material

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Deputy Hurt Responding To Hazmat Concocted By Suicidal Man In Windsor

A sheriff’s deputy was being treated for lung exposure to a toxic chemical mixture made by a man threatening suicide Wednesday morning, according to the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office.


A worker wears a hazmat suit. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Mateo Hotel Rooms Evacuated After Suicide, HazMat Situation

Parts of a San Mateo hotel were evacuated Monday afternoon after emergency responders found evidence of hazardous materials while investigating a possible death by suicide, according to police said.



Haz-Mat Situation Forces Evacuation At Oakridge Mall In San Jose

A section of Oakridge Mall in San Jose was evacuated Friday afternoon because of a report of a hazardous vapor from cleaning materials in a bathroom, a fire department spokesman said.



Ammonia Leak Contained At San Jose Treatment Plant

The San Jose Fire Department’s hazardous materials team responded Saturday morning to an aqueous ammonia leak at a Santa Clara Valley water treatment plant.

CBS San Francisco–03/19/2011