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  • How an antiquing find triggered a Hazmat response in Ohio
    An odd find of an antique first-aid kit triggered a Hazmat response in Bexley, and three other antique resellers around the country called emergency services after finding the same material, a local couple says. Kate Sanfilippo, a Bexley resident who sells handmade and vintage items as pickleladyfarm and PickleladyVintage on Etsy, picked up a 1933 Boy Scouts Johnson & Johnson first-aid kit Friday from a local estate sale.
    - PUB DATE: 7/23/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: The Columbus Dispatch - Metered Site
  • Shift change at one South Carolina fire station better for work-life balance, leaders say
    VIDEO: A fire department in Berkeley County says a change to firefighter shifts is showing positive results. The Berkeley Fire Department and EMS piloted a change for its firefighters from 24-48-hour schedules to 48-96-hour schedules for six months last summer before making the switch permanently in January of this year.
    - PUB DATE: 7/23/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WCSC-TV CBS 5 Charleston
  • New York City mayor announces new e-bike charging initiative to prevent lithium-ion battery fires
    VIDEO: Mayor Eric Adams announced a major step for fire safety to protect New Yorkers from e-bikes and scooters that use lithium-ion batteries. The mayor was joined by members of the FDNY on Monday for the launch of a PR campaign that will alert delivery drivers in particular to never store e-bikes in the home.
    - PUB DATE: 7/23/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: News 12 The Bronx
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