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(Archived) LIVE UPDATES: Hazmat Response To Chemical Release In Rochester

As of 1:00 p.m. – July 13 Rochester Fire Chief Michael Mamone tells BeaverCountian.com all shelter in place orders have been lifted. All roads are now reopened, with the exception of the New York Avenue ramp that leads down toward the area of the bowling alley. “We did not have a rekindle today, there was…

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John Q Taxpayer
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John Q Taxpayer

God bless the fire fighters and Commissioner Egley.

Gray Squirrel
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Gray Squirrel

Thank You Sandie for being there, Beaver Countian , the best news source in the Tri State area .

Raven
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Raven

Good exercise as a mini trial run for the Cracker Plant.

Dave Sko
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Dave Sko

Ya what are the repercussions of this chlorine fire and these chemicals that are spewing into the air does anybody know are they going to tell us the truth how poisonous it really is probably not until it’s too late very sad day.

marshamoore
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marshamoore

The building is owned, for less than a week, by the DEP. The DEP is investigating this. Surely they researched previous ownership. Someone had to know those pellets were there for 8 years, which is dangerous by itself.

marshamoore
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marshamoore

Well-done to commissioner Edgley for being on the spot. I wish she had been wearing a mask tho.

Raven
Member
Raven

The area of chemical threat was up to five miles from the fire. The projected blast area is up to five miles from the cracker plant, and up to 20 miles of fallout threat. I hope someone is taking notes and planning for that eventuality, if it ever comes. It will take more than the current emergency evacuation plans.

sezme
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sezme

raven, next time shell holds one of those ” community meetings”. you outa go. it’s all PR about planting flowers. ask a question about bophal india and the chance of a local repeat, and you will get more smoke blown up your ass than answers. john paul, PLEASE attend too!

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