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Investigators seize meth valued at $44.6 million

...for sale, Benson said. The liquid can be converted to crystal form within 48 hours.Investigators in hazardous-materials suits removed the meth and highly flammable chemicals from the house. It appeared that he house was used strictly for making...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2010-11-30/investigators-seize-me
Crime & courts | Metro | Crime & Courts
Wreck cost agencies $500,000

...for breathing apparatus and disposable hazardous-materials suits, said spokesman James Hudgins. About $5,000 was...at the site. This includes temporary hazardous-materials suits and replacement canisters for breathing apparatus...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/03/met_441681.shtml
Metro | Aiken County Sheriff's Office | Savannah River Site
General commends work of firefighters

...Williams showed Maj. Gen. Hicks pictures that crews took at the disaster scene. The pictures showed men in hazardous material suits near the wreck as daylight shined on the wreckage. One picture showed trees that looked as if they were covered in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/02/met_441587.shtml
Metro | Savannah River Site
Hospital reviews its work on train wreck

...warm water to shower off the lethal chemical. Nurses and aides in the decontamination unit donned yellow hazardous material suits. Mr. Moore compared the hospital's emergency response to the controlled chaos of a mobile Army surgical hospital...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/28/met_441148.shtml
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Cooling vest becomes hot commodity

...epiphany. Those men, working in heavy, hazardous material suits, could benefit from the cooling vest he invented...purchase the vests for people working in hazardous material suits. The Columbia County Sheriff's Office has ordered...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/12/bus_418649.shtml
Business | International Paper
Across the area

...and toting a gun robbed an Augusta gasoline station Sunday night. The man, described as wearing a "white hazardous material suit" in a report from the Richmond County Sheriff's Office, came in through the back door of the Crown station at 2851...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/01/met_417484.shtml
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Races benefit by Bush effort

...really unhappy with it," Mr. Bush told reporters in Greenville. In Atlanta, he watched as workers in hazardous-materials suits responded to a mock chlorine gas attack. The rescuers stripped one man of most of his clothes and slid him through...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/28/met_341410.shtml
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Residents cope with physical, emotional harm

...30 a.m., he noticed the strong smell of chlorine. Helicopters hovered overhead, and people in hazardous-materials suits patrolled the small mill town. "My street was deserted. Everyone else had left," said Mr. Williams, 53, who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/04/met_39895.shtml
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Experts: Rescuers could do little to save more lives

...the Graniteville-Vaucluse-Warrenville Fire Department were first on the scene, but weren't wearing hazardous material suits and had little training for dealing with the spill. Napier was overcome trying to reach the department's main headquarters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/02/met_451951.shtml
Metro | Savannah River Site
Raid drill prepares responders

...the firefighters began to put on their hazardous-materials suits, another series of shots rang out - it appeared a...has been able to purchase includes Class A hazardous materials suits, which feature nonpermeable fabrics, and high-tech...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/25/met_391076.shtml
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