Fire and Explosion

Natural gas is the suspected source of a massive house explosion in Lincoln, Nebraska that critically injured two people yesterday afternoon. The blast, which occurred near the intersection of 77th Street and Old Cheney Road around 4:30 p.m., was so powerful...

The explosion attorneys at Pritzker Hageman represent clients nationwide and have won multiple settlements over $10 million for clients who suffered serious injuries from explosions. Here, our lead lawyers for these cases, Fred Pritzker and Eric Hageman, answer the questions they are...

Two people are dead and nine are injured after a natural gas explosion at Minnehaha Academy in Minneapolis this morning,  A mechanical crew from Master Mechanical Inc. of Eagan was performing work on the school's boiler when, at around 10:30,...

An explosion this morning in Pittston Township, Pa. occurred when a tanker truck holding 3,500 gallons of liquid propane burst into flames.  The explosion at Modern Gas Sales on Glendale Road prompted first responders to issue an all call for available Luzerne...

Three people are dead and six others are recovering from injuries after a massive fire at the Chesapeake Crossing Senior Living Apartments in the early mornings hours of July 15.  Firefighters responding to the call at around 4:35 a.m., found...

There were thirty-six fire deaths in Minnesota in 2016, 58% of them in a 1 or 2 family dwelling (single-family house, townhouse or duplex), according to the Fire Marshal. Twenty-two of those deaths happened in the first six months. We...

One person died and three others were injured after a massive gas explosion in Manor Township, Pennsylvania. The July 2 blast was so powerful that it leveled one home, damaged four others so badly that they were condemned, and rendered...

An explosion at Tampa Electric Co.'s Big Bend Power Station in Apollo Beach, Florida yesterday killed two people and critically injured four others. The crew of six, which included one employee and five contract workers, was performing routine maintenance on a...

A natural gas explosion on June 28 at Murray Sate University, in Murray, Kentucky has injured one person. Dakota Fields, a 26-year-old residence hall director was injured in the blast which occurred just before 5 p.m. Fields, the only person...

Two people are dead and three others remain hospitalized after a June 13 flash fire at Carl Cannon Chevrolet in Jasper, Alabama. The five employees were cleaning the oil pit in the express lube center when the incident occurred around...

For the second time in four weeks, there has been a fatal explosion at Midland Resources Recovery in Barbour County, West Virginia. A 47-year-old man, who was an employee of Specialized Professional Services Inc., was killed in the June 20...