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Illinois Company Defends Use of Foam with PFAS to Fight Chemical Plant Fire

The foam was used “in the early stages of firefighting efforts for a limited time given the heightened risk of letting the fire burn and spread," Lubrizol said in a statement.

Foam Containing ‘Forever Chemicals’ Used on Illinois Chemical Plant Fire

The private contractor sprayed the foam for about three hours Tuesday at the Chemtool Inc. factory near Rockton, despite concerns raised by government regulators.

Rockton Chemical Plant Fire Could Burn for Days

As many as 175 firefighters from 45 different fire departments responded to the fast-moving, wind-driven fire at Chemtool in Rockton.

Rockton, Illinois Chemical Plant Burns in Massive Fire

An explosion at a chemical plant in northern Illinois sparked massive fires that sent flames and huge plumes of thick black smoke high into the air and debris raining onto the ground.

Miami-Dade HazMat Walk-Around

A walk-around of the new hazmat from SVI on a Sutphen Monarch chassis.

Sabotage Caused Fiery Washington Oil Train Derailment

The incident happened near where two people had been arrested a month before and accused of attempting a terrorist attack on train tracks to disrupt plans for a natural gas pipeline.

Body Mounting Miami Dade’s HazMat Heavy Rescue

Watch as this big, bright heavy rescue comes together.

Indianapolis Fire Department Creates HazMat-Specific Training Site

CSX donations help Indianapolis Fire Department create a hazmat training site.

Package Delivery of Unknown Chemicals Causes Level 3 Hazmat Incident at Boston Firehouse

A level 3 hazmat incident happened after a man opened a package, noticed chemicals inside, and took the package to a Boston firehouse.

Drone Helps Firefighters at Missouri Chemical Plant Fire

"They were able to use the thermal to direct the teams on the ground as to what areas needed attention, where to pull back and redirect from," Pagano explains.

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