(Credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Disaster Averted: Fire Crews Snuff Out Blaze At Southwest Detroit Industrial Complex

Detroit Fire Chief Gary Fisher says, if the fire had spread, the results could have been catastrophic.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/22/2014

Cornstarch Sets Off HAZMAT Situation At Royal Oak Police Department

“We had a couple of our detectives open an envelope this morning and when they opened the envelope, they found some white powder inside.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/15/2014

Detroit firefighters wait for the all-clear before continuing to battle a blaze at a commercial building that might have hazardous material inside. (Credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Detroit Firefighters Evacuated From Burning Building Over HAZMAT Concern

An evacuation was ordered after officials realized the building might contain hazardous materials.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/05/2014

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HAZMAT Team Called To Scene Of Chemical Plant Fire, Homes Evacuated

“I was just laying in my bed and I heard a couple booms.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/14/2013

HAZMAT Situation At Detroit Rail Yard

Four people were treated at the scene of a chemical spill at the CSX rail yard in Southwest Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/08/2013

Oil seeps past a boom on a river. (Getty Images) FILE

Officials: Oil Spill In Red Run River Contained

Officials say a 20 to 50 gallon oil spill in the Red Run River near Warren and Sterling Heights has been contained.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/03/2013


I-75 Closed After Tanker Overturns, Spills Acid

A stretch of I-75 was closed for hours between Saginaw and Flint after a tanker truck hauling acrylic acid overturned.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/22/2013

L.A. Fitness Exercises Caution After Housekeeping Hazmat Situation

Some Downriver gym members went without a workout Saturday as the LA Fitness in Allen Park was closed for several hours due to a possible hazmat situation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/30/2013

Genesee County Shuts Down Hazardous Materials Team

With no team, 911 dispatchers will work with first responders in the Flint area to seek help from a neighboring county.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/29/2013

Hazmat Team Called To Crash Scene To Test Radioactive Material

A scare for Oakland County Sheriff’s Deputies as they’re called to a crash scene that included a vehicle carrying radioactive material.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/06/2013