EVACUATION - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/EVACUATION News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Doomed ferry’s sharp turn, slow evacuation probed http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57835938-68/ship-ferry-captain-south.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57835938-68/ship-ferry-captain-south.html.csp">Doomed ferry’s sharp turn, slow evacuation probed</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By YOUKYUNG LEE and FOSTER KLUG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-18T07:59:44.395-06:00">Updated Apr 18, 2014 07:59AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mokpo, South Korea • The investigation into South Korea’s ferry disaster focused on the sharp turn it took just before it began listing and on the possibility that a quicker evacuation order by the captain could have saved lives, officials said Friday, as rescuers struggled to find some 270 people still missing and feared dead. Police said a high school vice principal who had been rescued from the ferry was found hanging Friday from a pine tree on Jindo, an island near the sunken ship where surv...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578359382014-04-18T07:59:44.395-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-18T07:59:44.395-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57835938@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:59:44 MDT Ash-spouting volcano in Peru prompts evacuation of 4,000 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57832779-68/peru-volcano-4000-ash.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57832779-68/peru-volcano-4000-ash.html.csp">Ash-spouting volcano in Peru prompts evacuation of 4,000</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-17T13:07:38.768-06:00">Updated Apr 17, 2014 01:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Lima, Peru • Peruvian authorities have ordered the preventative evacuation of 4,000 people living near the Ubinas volcano, which has been spouting ash clouds up to 2 miles (nearly 4 kilometers) high. The Andina state news agency quotes Agriculture Minister Juan Benites as saying it will take three days beginning Thursday to move the residents of two southern districts and their 30,000 sheep, cows, horses, burros and other animals. Peru’s health ministry says about 40 people have complained of ey...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578327792014-04-17T13:07:38.768-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-17T13:07:38.768-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57832779@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:07:38 MDT Evacuation came too late for many on sinking ferry http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57831784-68/captain-ship-coast-ferry.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57831784-68/captain-ship-coast-ferry.html.csp">Evacuation came too late for many on sinking ferry</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By YOUKYUNG LEE and FOSTER KLUG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-17T10:53:29.346-06:00">Updated Apr 17, 2014 10:53AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mokpo, South Korea • An immediate evacuation order was not issued for the ferry that sank off South Korea’s southern coast, likely with scores of people trapped inside, because officers on the bridge were trying to stabilize the vessel after it started to list amid confusion and chaos, a crew member said Thursday. Meanwhile, the coast guard said it was investigating whether the ferry’s captain was one of the first ones off the sinking ship. The first instructions from the captain were for the pa...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578317842014-04-17T10:53:29.346-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-17T10:53:29.346-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57831784@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:53:29 MDT 4 hurt, 200 evacuated after natural gas plant fire http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57754268-68/gas-natural-plant-plymouth.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57754268-68/gas-natural-plant-plymouth.html.csp">4 hurt, 200 evacuated after natural gas plant fire</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-31T14:44:26.168-06:00">Updated Mar 31, 2014 02:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Plymouth, Wash. • Authorities now say one of the four injured in an explosion and fire at a natural gas processing plant along the Washington-Oregon border was sent to a hospital in Portland, Ore., with burns. The other three were treated for minor injuries at a hospital in Hermiston, Ore. Monday morning’s blast at the Williams Northwest Pipeline liquefied natural gas facility in the town of Plymouth, Wash., shook nearby homes and led to the evacuation of about 400 residents. A deputy says the e...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577542682014-03-31T14:44:26.168-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-31T14:44:26.168-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57754268@www.sltrib.com Mon, 31 Mar 2014 14:44:26 MDT Chemical leak prompts evacuation of Provo park http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57728668-78/police-truck-accident-car.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57728668-78/police-truck-accident-car.html.csp">Chemical leak prompts evacuation of Provo park</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jim Dalrymple II</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-25T16:03:18.032-06:00">Updated Mar 25, 2014 04:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A collision involving a Provo police car and a semi-truck Tuesday morning spilled flammable liquid and prompted the temporary evacuation of a downtown Provo park. The accident happened about 11:10 a.m., when the police car was heading south through the intersection of 500 West and Center Street, according to Provo Lt. Mathew Siufanua. At the same time, a Sherman-Williams paint truck was heading east on Center Street. The police car had its lights and sirens on, but the truck driver didn’t see ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57728668@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Mar 2014 16:03:18 MDT Chlorine cloud prompts evacuation at USU animal lab http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57714498-78/animal-chlorine-evacuation-lab.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57714498-78/animal-chlorine-evacuation-lab.html.csp">Chlorine cloud prompts evacuation at USU animal lab</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jim Dalrymple II and Jessica Miller</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-21T19:43:54.389-06:00">Updated Mar 21, 2014 07:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A cloud of chlorine gas in a Utah State University animal lab prompted an evacuation Friday and sent two people to the hospital. The evacuation happened about noon after someone put Virkon, a disinfectant, into an autoclave, according to university spokesman Tim Vitale. Once in the autoclave, the Virkon combined with steam and produced chlorine gas. People nearby then began detecting a burning smell, followed by a chemical odor. Vitale said fewer than 10 people evacuated an animal research lab....</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57714498@www.sltrib.com Fri, 21 Mar 2014 19:43:54 MDT