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  • Dozens affected by toxic exposure from fire at hazmat storage facility at Kadena Air Base, Japan

    Dozens affected by toxic exposure from fire at hazmat storage facility at Kadena Air Base, Japan

    About 45 people at Kadena Air Base were affected by exposure to smoke or chlorine gas from a fire that started at a hazardous materials facility, officials say. The fire has been extinguished, according to a media release. Fire and emergency personnel from the 18th Wing responded to the scene just before 9 a.m. local time and quickly contained the fire to the HAZMAT facility.

    H/T: Military Times

    “Due to smoke from the burning building and the potential release of chlorine gas, buildings and personnel in the affected area were evacuated,” according to the release. “Bioenvironmental personnel and emergency responders remain on the scene to monitor the situation and ensure there’s no safety risk to the community.”

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