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Fertilizer-Fueled Fire Destroys Storage Building

A Wyoming County, NY, storage building connected to a fertilizer company sustained an estimated $1.25 million in damage following an explosive fire early Saturday morning, officials said. Firefighters arrived at 4608 School Road in the Town of Gainesville, NY, at 12:45 a.m. to find the 110-by-56-foot storage facility “totally engulfed in flames with multiple explosions […]

2 Workers Critical after Chemical Spill

Two demolition workers remain in intensive care in critical condition after a spill of a hazardous chemical at a former factory off Jefferson Road in Henrietta, NY. Crews were called around 9:20 Monday morning to the Amesbury Truth building for a report of a chemical leak. RELATED STORIES CA Winery Settles Chemical Safety Case Exxon […]

NY Chem Plant Leak Injures Worker

A chlorine gas leak outside a Rochester, NY, chemical plant sparked a fire and HazMat response sent one person to the hospital Wednesday. The Rochester Fire Department got the call to Arch Chemicals, 100 McKee Road, at 1:21 p.m. for the report of a “Level 1 HazMat incident,” said Amon Hudson, spokesman for the Rochester […]

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