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Charter Company Explains Presence Of Unprotected Worker

The charter company that transported Dallas Ebola patient Amber Joy Vinson to Atlanta has now explained the presence of an individual seen in plain clothes on Wednesday.

10/16/2014

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Why No Protective Gear For Man With Dallas Ebola Patient?

As the world watched the loading of Ebola patient Amber Joy Vinson onto a CDC plane Wednesday, something seemed odd to us, and a lot of you as well. Who was the guy not wearing protective hazmat gear?

CBSDFW.COM–10/15/2014

Traffic moves past Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. (credit: Mike Stone/Getty Images)

Nurses Union Blames Texas Hospital For Not Protecting Workers

Unprepared, unsupported and lied to — those are the words being used by the National Nurses United Union. They say Texas Presbyterian Hospital Dallas did not protect its nurses.

CBS 11–10/15/2014

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Firefighters Treated For Chemical Exposure

A Hazmat team treated several Fort Worth Fire Fighters after being exposed to chemicals while stomping out a fire.

CBS 11–08/17/2014

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Hazmat Crews Respond To Acid Leak In Fort Worth

Hazmat crews responded to an acid leak at a concrete plant in north Fort Worth on Thursday morning.

08/14/2014

Irving  Hazmat crews respond to the scene (Credit: Stephanie Lucero/CBS 11)

Hazmat Crews Respond To Recycling Plant In Farmers Branch

Hazmat crews have responded to a recycling facility in Farmers Branch, where an unknown vapor has escaped into the air, affecting nearly a dozen people exposed to the fumes.

03/20/2014

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Dozens Evacuate After Gas Leak At ‘The Dive’ In Frisco

Firefighters in Frisco evacuated two dozen people from several businesses after complaints of a foul, nausea inducing odor there.

09/29/2013

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Foul Odor Forces Evacuations At Grapevine Hospital

Fire crews were called to Baylor Regional Medical Center in Grapevine twice Thursday, after several staff members reported feeling sick.

09/26/2013

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City Cracks Down On Truckers Hauling Hazardous Cargo

On restricted stretches of Dallas county highway, Sheriff’s deputies play a cat and mouse game with truckers hauling hazardous cargo.

09/13/2013

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HazMat Spill Forces Closure Of I-45, Evacuations At Baylor Hospital

An accident involving hazardous materials on I-45 north of Corsicana has resulted in the closure of the interstate and the temporary evacuation of the emergency room at Baylor Hospital.

06/20/2013

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The Inn at Stonebriar Evacuated After Acid Spill

Guests were evacuated Sunday afternoon after an acid spill at the The Inn at Stonebriar in Frisco.

06/16/2013

Arlington residents search for personal belongings after a tornado destroyed homes in the area on April 3, 2012. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Toxic Waste A Big Issue In Tornado Storm Cleanup

In the neighborhoods of southwest Arlington, you can see the remains of destroyed garages, their walls collapsed and roofs ripped off. In that rubble you can also see lots of damaged or emptied shelves. So, what happened to the things stored in those garages?

04/19/2012

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