Navigation Links
Firefighters Continue To Battle Blaze

The Hemel Hempstead oil depot fire accident has been described as an environmental tragedy by the firefighters engaged in putting out the blaze. The flames are reportedly spewing out a toxic cocktail of chemicals.// Fears of a yet another explosion from a highly volatile fuel tank led to the suspension of the firefighting efforts. The firemen returned later in the evening when the all-clear signal had been given.

As many as 150 fire service personnel drawn from 16 fire services are engaged in bringing the blaze under control. The intense heat is preventing the firemen from getting closer than 100 yards from the flames. The fire fighters have been attempting to cool the area with the object of preventing further explosions. The cause of the explosion is reported to be an accident, and a full-fledged investigation into the incident will be held by the country’s Health and Safety Executive.

As much as 32,000 liters of foam and water were used per minute to put out the flames in 12 of the 22 tanks. There are also concerns with regard to tank 7. Traffic was also disrupted due to the M10 being closed throughout the day, and M1 being closed temporarily. Major environmental damage is likely to result from the accident, with its impact being felt on the ground and surface water quality.

This can be avoided by preventing the 'run off' escaping from the accident site, a task on which the fire service personnel are engaged upon. Abstraction boreholes have also been closed down to prevent drinking water from getting contaminated by the toxic substances, while people have been advised to remain indoors. There is however no fear of any long-term impacts on the environment because of the fire accident.

People who suffer from respiratory problems, chronic bronchitis, or cardiac problems have been called upon to be vigilant. The oil that is burning is refined oil, and burning crude oil would have caused damage that would have been far
'"/>




Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Extend Workers Compensation To Firefighters. Pleads Son
2. 9/11 Firefighters Can Regain Lung Capacity: Study
3. New Study Reveals That Firefighters Are Prone To Heart Attack
4. OxyContin Abuse Continues To Rise
5. Alzheimer’s Continues to Ris
6. Human Brain Continues To Evolve And Grow
7. AIDS Numbers Continue To Rise : WHO
8. Most Smokers Continue To Smoke Despite Developing Cancer
9. War Against Cancer Continues
10. Botswana Continues Its Fight Against AIDS
11. US Continues Its War On Diabetes
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Firefighters Continue Battle Blaze

(Date:7/13/2014)... The North American water storage systems market is estimated ... by 2018, at a CAGR of 21.0%, from 2013 to ... rapid pace in North America. The U.S. is experiencing high ... wastewater storage and collection, and the increased spending on modernization ... a healthy rate in Canada, and is rising at a ...
(Date:7/13/2014)... July 13, 2014 Advanced boilers ... the least amount of fossil fuels, produce high-capacity ... Due to increased global warming and climate change ... to reduce harmful gas emissions and pollutants coming ... market in the global advance boilers market., The ...
(Date:7/13/2014)... MarketsandMarkets recently conducted a study ... Scanning; 3D rendering; Layout and Animation; Image Reconstruction]: ... 2018)”, which analyzes and studies the major market ... Europe, Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa, Asia-Pacific ... competitive landscape of the 3D imaging market, providing ...
(Date:7/13/2014)... July 13, 2014 The Pearland, Texas location ... in age from four months to 12 years of age ... classes to birthday parties and Summer Camps, is now under ... Gym of Pearland after spending over six years at ... including Gym Director. , Berry has over ten years ...
(Date:7/13/2014)... July 13, 2014 Recently, 2014QuinceaneraDresses.com, ... has unveiled its new range of gorgeous ... market, the demand for elegant Quinceanera outfits is ... beautiful items. All the company’s newly released dresses ... They are all elegant and vivid. , ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:North American Water Storage Systems Market is Expected to Reach $5,450 million by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 2Health News:North American Water Storage Systems Market is Expected to Reach $5,450 million by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 3Health News:North America Advanced Boilers Market is Expected to Reach $518.7billion by 2019 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 2Health News:North America Advanced Boilers Market is Expected to Reach $518.7billion by 2019 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 3Health News:3D Imaging Market Worth $9.82 Billion By 2018 - Report by MarketsandMarkets 2Health News:3D Imaging Market Worth $9.82 Billion By 2018 - Report by MarketsandMarkets 3Health News:3D Imaging Market Worth $9.82 Billion By 2018 - Report by MarketsandMarkets 4Health News:The Little Gym of Pearland, TX Now Under New Ownership and Management 2Health News:2014QuinceaneraDresses.com Releases Its New Quinceanera Dresses 2
... sight, researchers say, , TUESDAY, Sept. 15 (HealthDay News) ... for people who suffer vision loss when the large ... extremely compelling results, because a large, longer-term clinical trial ... vein occlusion could experience a visual improvement with treatment," ...
... of virus may last up to a week , TUESDAY, ... seem to be contagious longer than patients with ordinary seasonal ... what impact the findings will have on health-care experts, recommendations ... to produce relatively mild infections in most people and recovery ...
... a nonprofit organization, and the Dartmouth Psychiatric Research ... of evidence-based practiceshave announced a partnership to develop ... and addiction treatment industries. These resources, including curricula, ... published under a new "Dartmouth PRCHazelden" imprint. ...
... activity patterns may explain why some people are able to ... according to a new study by researchers with The Miriam ... have kept the weight off for several years were shown ... areas of the brain associated with behavioral control and visual ...
... , 78 percent of Americans see pharmaceutical ... Calif., Sept. 15 The Greenlining Institute ( www.greenlining.org ... Consulting Group which shows that Americans are losing confidence in the ... The national poll found that an overwhelming number of poll respondents ...
... , , , ... Sept. 15 The upcoming Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) Conference, to ... a backdrop for the presentation of EVEREST registry clinical results of ... the most common type of heart valve insufficiency in the United ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:People With Swine Flu May Be Contagious Longer Than Thought 2Health News:People With Swine Flu May Be Contagious Longer Than Thought 3Health News:Hazelden and Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center form publishing partnership 2Health News:Brain's response to seeing food may be linked to weight loss maintenance 2Health News:Survey Finds Overwhelming Majority of Americans Believe Special Interests Hindering Health Care Reform 2Health News:Ongoing Progress of MitraClip(R) Therapy Highlighted at TCT 2009 2Health News:Ongoing Progress of MitraClip(R) Therapy Highlighted at TCT 2009 3Health News:Ongoing Progress of MitraClip(R) Therapy Highlighted at TCT 2009 4
(Date:7/11/2014)... , July 11, 2014  Veran ... company, announced today the positive, cost-effective final ... innovative SPiNPerc™ procedure. The SPiNPerc endobronchial percutaneous ... a percutaneous approach to biopsy when a ... patients and physicians experience positive financial outcomes ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... , July 10, 2014  The U.S. Department ... three-year grant to University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center ... new national model aimed at improving care for patients ... Care," the project will test a unique model developed ... with late-stage disease, significant comorbidities, or demonstrated need for ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... , July 10, 2014  BC Technical, the largest ... MiE America , Inc., a leading provider of Siemens ... a long-term agreement naming BC Technical as the authorized ... MiE and BC Technical announced today that ... establish BC Technical as the service and systems provider ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Veran Medical Publishes Lung Cancer Patient Management Study 2University Hospitals Case Medical Center Awarded $4.7 Million Grant from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 2University Hospitals Case Medical Center Awarded $4.7 Million Grant from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 3University Hospitals Case Medical Center Awarded $4.7 Million Grant from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 4BC Technical Partners With MiE America To Be Authorized Provider Of Systems & Service 2
... will evaluate R7128 1000mg BID in HCV genotype 1, ... 2 or 3 ... treatment-experienced patients -, PRINCETON, N.J., May 14 ... additional cohorts of a 4-week,Phase 1 study of R7128 in ...
... (Nasdaq: KOSN ) today announced that updated data ... from a Phase,2 trial in combination with Herceptin(R) in ... Meeting of the American,Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), being ... 3, 2008., Abstract 1027, titled, "Phase 2 trial ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Pharmasset Commences Dosing R7128 Cohorts 3 and 4 for the Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C 2Pharmasset Commences Dosing R7128 Cohorts 3 and 4 for the Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C 3Pharmasset Commences Dosing R7128 Cohorts 3 and 4 for the Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C 4Kosan Announces Data Presentations at ASCO 2008 Annual Meeting 2Kosan Announces Data Presentations at ASCO 2008 Annual Meeting 3
DAVINCI® performs all required steps primary tube sampling, reagent dispensing, microplate incubation, washing and optical reading....
Inquire...
... IGFBP-3 contains 266 amino acids and is variably ... weight estimates of between 43 and 56 kDa. ... IGF-II with high affinity but do not bind ... structurally characterized at this time, IGFBP-3 has been ...
... handle up to 180'000 tests per year ... plates and is capable of processing up ... All assay steps, from loading of the ... controlled by Windows™-based software. Between 119 (standard ...
Medicine Products: