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Hundreds Evacuated From Building, 8 Hospitalized For Reactions To Chemical

Authorities have evacuated hundreds of people from a Pomona office building and taken eight to the hospital after a chemical made people cough and their eyes water.

04/29/2014

A combined effort of local and national agencies will keep radioactive materials out of the Ports of LA and Long Beach. (credit: CBS)

$30M Effort Begun To Keep Terrorists From Smuggling Radioactive Material Into Southland Ports

Operation Maritime Chokehold is a $30 million program made possible through a grant from Homeland Security.

04/18/2014

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Alhambra High School Students Back In Class After Reports Of ‘Gas Smell’

Classes at Alhambra High School were back in session Tuesday after reports of a gasoline smell forced students to evacuate, authorities said.

04/15/2014

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Alhambra PD Lobby Reopened After White, Powdery Substance Scare

The Alhambra Police Department lobby was closed for a short time Tuesday after a person brought something inside the building that contained a white, powdery substance.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/04/2014

A spill of some kind led to the evacuation Thursday of a Seal Beach office building. (credit: CBS)

Spill Of Unknown Chemical Forces Evacuation Of Seal Beach Business Building

Officials determined the spill would require an emergency evacuation of the building.

02/20/2014

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HazMat Crews Investigating Suspicious Item At Santa Ana Police Dept.

SKY2′s Gordon Spencer reports a person walked in with the package or substance at approximately 5:05 p.m. Monday.

12/30/2013

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9 Hospitalized After Chemical Spill In Monrovia

A chemical spill was reported Monday in an industrial area in Monrovia, prompting response from a hazardous-materials team and paramedics.

12/09/2013

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5 Students Hurt In Science-Related Blast At Watts High School

Five students at a Watts high school were injured Tuesday after an apparent school science experiment went awry, authorities said.

12/03/2013

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HazMat Crews Investigate San Fernando Building After Small Fire Breaks Out

Three men suffered minor injuries Wednesday during a small fire and HazMat situation at a commercial building in San Fernando.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/30/2013

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Officials Investigating Hazmat Situation At Upscale Costa Mesa Apartment Complex

Officials Monday were investigating a Hazmat situation at an upscale, gated apartment complex in Costa Mesa.

CBS Los Angeles–10/28/2013

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2 Hospitalized In Suspected Ammonia Leak At South Gate Cheese Plant

Two people were hospitalized Tuesday for minor injuries linked to a suspected ammonia leak at a South Gate cheese factory, authorities said.

09/03/2013

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Camarillo Mailers Warn Residents Of Health Risks After Toxic Springs Fire

Residents were warned to stay away from the smoke when the blaze became a HazMat situation.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/22/2013

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Tanker Truck Leak Prompts Hazmat Situation In Carson

A tanker truck leak spilled some type of chemical onto a Carson roadway Wednesday afternoon, which prompted a hazardous materials situation.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/08/2013

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Deputies Sickened By Fumes While Serving Search Warrant At Brea Storage Facility

Several Orange County Sheriff’s deputies became light-headed Tuesday night while serving a search warrant at a public storage unit.

CBS Los Angeles–04/23/2013

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Huntington Beach City Hall Evacuated After ‘Suspicious Package’ Found

The Huntington Beach City Hall was evacuated for a couple of hours Monday after an employee opened a suspicious package.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/22/2013

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