Incident Archive – 2006

Kipnuk Tank Farm ResponseKipnuk Tank Farm Response

Date: 7/5/2006

Location: Kipnuk, Alaska

Incident Summary

Alaska Chadux was mobilized by the United States Coast Guard under the Basic Ordering Agreement (BOA) to provide assistance in assessing and evaluating a diesel spill from the Kipnuk tank farm. Chadux dispatched one employee who worked with USCG, ADEC, and local response personnel to determine the extent of the spilled product. Following a brief training session, local responders finished the clean up using sorbent materials.

F/V Bobbie Dee ResponseF/V Bobbie Dee Response

Date: 7/11/2006

Location: Kodiak, Alaska

Incident Summary

Alaska Chadux was activated by the United States Coast Guard under the Basic Ordering Agreement (BOA) to respond the sinking of a 32 foot fishing vessel, the F/V Bobbie Dee, just outside the boat harbor near Gull Island. Chadux’s response manager was mobilized to oversee a local salvage contractor and Chadux arranged for the disposal of waste generated during the response.

Hooper Bay Fire IMT Mentoring TeamHooper Bay Fire IMT Mentoring Team

Date: 8/11/2006

Location: Hooper Bay, Alaska

Incident Summary

On August 11, 2006, Chadux was activated by the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management through a contract with the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (ADEC). Chadux was requested to assist and mentor the local incident management team that was formed in response to a fire in Hooper Bay, Alaska. Chadux provided three personnel to mentor the Incident Commander and the Operations, Logistics, Planning, and Finance section chiefs.

Alaska Railroad Engine SpillAlaska Railroad Engine Spill

Date: 12/15/2006

Location: Anchorage, Alaska

Incident Summary

Alaska Chadux was activated by the Alaska Railroad Corporation (ARRC) to respond the release of approximately 1,000 gallons of diesel fuel from a ruptured tank on a locomotive. Over the next seven days, Chadux responders assisted the ARRC by monitoring the spill, applying sorbents, burning contaminated sorbents, and burning contaminated vegetation.