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Various kinds of incidents can involve hazardous materials which include toxic, flammable, explosive chemicals or radioactive substances.
The release of hazardous materials, whether intentionally or an accident, can cause serious injury, long-lasting health effects and death. Consequently a mass evacuation in and around the area where the release occurred may be ordered or residents may be told to "shelter in place".