emergency burn injury unit
Food Truck Propane Explosion Seriously Injures Detroit Man

A propane explosion seriously injured the owner of a popular Detroit food truck last weekend. Rashad Torrence, the owner of Detroit’s Original Seafood Truck, tried to light the truck’s fryer to serve food at a festival when a propane tank…

Explosion Lawyers Eric Hageman and Fred Pritzker
Brooklyn House Explosion Injures 4

A house explosion in Brooklyn injured four people on Monday. The explosion happened just before 1:30 PM on the first floor of a two-story house at 820 Friel Place in Kensington, Brooklyn. At the time, a painter had been working…

House Explosion Investigation
House Explosion Kills Man and Seriously Injures His Granddaughter in Oklahoma

A house explosion and fire from a gas leak last Thursday seriously injured Don Osteen, a resident of Maud, OK, and his granddaughter. Mr. Osteen sadly passed away from his injuries on Monday, September 23rd. He and his three-year-old granddaughter…

House Explosion and Burns
Two Men Killed in Shawano County House Explosion, Two Others Seriously Injured

A house explosion and fire in Shawano County seriously injured four men on Monday. Two men have sadly died from their injuries, including homeowner Steve Verg (62) and Micheal Suehring (64). The explosion happened off County Road M and Verg…

White-rose-memorial-grief
Families of Dive Boat Fire Victims Eligible for Compensation from CA Fund

The families of the victims of the fire aboard the dive boat Conception can seek funding for counseling and funerals from the California Victim Compensation Board, Santa Barbara District Attorney Joyce E. Dudley announced yesterday. Families who would like information…

Fire Truck and Ambulance Emergency Response
LEAP Inc. Propane Explosion Leaves 1 Dead, 6 Injured in Farmington, ME

One person is dead and six others are injured after a propane explosion at the Farmington, ME headquarters of LEAP Inc., a nonprofit organization for people with cognitive disabilities. The blast occurred around 8:30 this morning after firefighters arrived in…

Memorial flowers
Divers Recover Body of Last Missing Victim of California Boat Fire

Divers have recovered the body of the last missing victim of the deadly Labor Day fire aboard the dive boat Conception off the Southern California coast. Thirty-four people died when they were trapped below deck after a fire that broke…

Fire Explosion
After CA Boat Fire Coast Guard Warns about Lithium-ion Batteries

After 34 people were killed when the dive boat Conception caught fire and sank off the coast of California on Labor Day, the U.S. Coast Guard has issued a warning about the use of Lithium-ion batteries aboard commercial vessels. The…

Black Smoke from Explosion and Fire
CDC Studying Health Impact of Lincoln County Pipeline Explosion

One month after an Enbridge pipeline exploded in Lincoln County, KY, killing one person and hospitalizing five others, officials have begun an investigation of the impact to public health. A team from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)…

Wisconsin Woman Killed in California Boat Fire

A deadly California boat fire killed 34 people over Labor Day weekend, including a Wisconsin native. Kristy Finstad (41) was leading a scuba diving trip when the chartered boat caught on fire. Finstad’s company, Worldwide Diving Adventures, chartered the dive…

Explosion Lawyers Eric Hageman and Fred Pritzker
Minnehaha Academy Rebuilt After Deadly Gas Explosion

Nearly two years after a deadly gas explosion rocked their community, Minnehaha Academy students and staff went back to school at a newly constructed upper campus last week. The 2017 blast demolished the main building of the school’s upper campus,…

Paramedic getting in ambulance
Propane Explosion in Remer, MN Seriously Injures 1

A propane explosion at a house in Remer, MN yesterday seriously injured a man who was working on the furnace. The injured man, who was the only one inside the home at the time of the blast, was airlifted to…