Tag Archive | "hazmat"

Honokaa school students evacuated due to Hazmat situation

Honokaa Elementary, Intermediate and High Schools are being evacuated and are closed for the day as a precaution due to a chemical odor. Students who ride the bus are being bused home. For students who don’t ride the bus, parents may pick up High School and Intermediate students on Mamane Street and Elementary School students […]

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Sulfuric acid spill temporarily closes street in Hilo Friday morning (April 25)

Fire department HazMat crews responded to a sulfuric acid spill at 430 Kekuananoa Street in Hilo Friday morning (April 25). Fire crews answered the 9:43 a.m. alarm to find about 250 gallons of sulfuric acid spilled from a container being loaded onto a flatbed truck at BEI Hawaii. Workers at BEI Hawaii used soda ash […]

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Cargo truck crash closes Mamalahoa Hwy Thursday (April 17)

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 3:05 p.m. alarm Thursday (April 17) to a cargo truck crash near the 15 mile marker of the Mamalahoa Highway (Hwy 190). Crews found a large International box truck, 33,000 GVW, rolled over onto its left side blocking both lanes of the highway with multiple fluids leaking. The driver had […]

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Kealakekua courthouse evacuated briefly

Hawaii 24/7 Staff Fire crews and a Hazmat unit were dispatched Monday morning to the courthouse in Kealakekua for a “possible toxic condition.” The courthouse was evacuated after people began coughing and complaining of irritated throats and eyes, according to the Fire Department. Crews were alerted shortly after 9 a.m. and moved people from the […]

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