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2 years 11 months ago

Apartments evacuated, Hazmat called in

Four apartments were evacuated after residents noticed an odor smelling like battery acid at the Casa del Rey Apartments in Colorado Springs. Hazmat was called in to investigate what residents speculated could be a meth lab, but it was determined that the odor came from some cooking pots that...

3 years 6 months ago

Hazmat scare quickly ends

Fire department hazmat crews were called out because of a strange chemical smell. It now appears the source is a home beer brewing operation. Evacuated residents are now going back to their apartments.

3 years 6 months ago

Hazardous material evacuation at C.S. apartment

Residents of the Hyde Park Apartments say Firefighters banging on their doors told them to "get out immediately" because of a possible chemical leak. Tremont and Van Buren Streets in front of the complex are closed. Hazmat crews are suiting up to go into the building.

3 years 9 months ago

HAZMAT situation Pioneers Museum

The Colorado Springs Fire Department is on the scene of a HAZMAT situation at the Pioneers Museum. We're awaiting more information from the Public Information Officer. You may want to avoid that area on Tejon for now.

3 years 10 months ago

HAZMAT situation in Pueblo West

Breaking news in Pueblo West--- 25 people have shown up at the Parkview ER off Highway 50 complaining of nausea, vomiting, and eye irritation. Ambulances from across the area have been called in to help and it has been declared a HAZMAT situation. We have a crew heading to...

3 years 10 months ago

UPDATE: Trailer spilling chemicals moved

Hazard Material crews from the Colorado Springs Fire Department are asking Police to shut down traffic at Boulder and Platte and at least two blocks west on Boulder due to spilling chemicals. The trailer spilling the chemicals has been moved from the roadway to a parking lot, but chemicals are...

4 years 7 months ago

NTSB probes rollovers by hazmat tanker trucks

Federal safety investigators are probing rollover accidents by tanker trucks carrying propane, gasoline and other hazardous materials. The National Transportation Safety Board wants to know whether equipment similar to the stability systems required for cars would help prevent tanker rollovers. The board is holding a hearing Tuesday on an...

5 years 2 months ago

HIghway 50 reopens

A possible Hazmat situation in eastern Pueblo County is over. State Patrol says they found no Hazardous materials at the scene at Highway 50 near Boone. The road was closed in both directions for three hours No one has been injured.

5 years 6 months ago

Meth lab busted in Pueblo

Pueblo police have discovered a meth lab on the north side of town. It was found at a home on East 40th, near the Northside Wal-Mart. Investigators say the homeowners are the ones who actually found the meth lab. The house was vacant, and the homeowners were there to...

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