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Couple Dies, 2 Children Injured in Hibbing House Fire

Two people died and two children were injured when a house in Hibbing, MN caught fire in the early morning hours of December 26. Five people were inside the home located in the 200 block of 42nd Street E. when the…

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Phoenix House Explosion: 1 Dead, I Injured

One person is dead and another is critically injured after a December 21 Phoenix house explosion. Firefighters, who were called to the scene near 11th Avenue and Fillmore Street just before 10 a.m., found the house fully engulfed. LIVE: BALL…

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Baltimore House Fire Kills Mother and Two Children

There have been a record number of fire deaths and fatal fires in Baltimore this year, according to a report in the Baltimore Sun. It’s been five years since the city has endured more fatal fires in one year than…

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Didion Milling to Protest OSHA Fines for Fatal Explosion

Didion Milling Inc. of Cambria, WI will protest some of the $1.8 million in OSHA fines stemming from a May 2017 explosion that killed five employees and injured 12 others, the company said in a short statement released December 8.…

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Huntington, IN House Explosion Injures 1

One man was injured in a house explosion and fire in Huntington, IN in the early morning hours of December 7. Huntington is about 40 minutes southwest of Fort Wayne. Firefighters who were called to the scene around 6 a.m.…

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Baltimore Highlands House Explosion Injures 1

One man was injured when a house in the Baltimore Highlands area exploded and caught fire December 4. Firefighters were called to the scene in the 2800 block of Virginia Ave. around 2:30 p.m. When they arrived, they found the…

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Lawsuit Filed against Swagelok for Woman Severely Burned in McNeilus Plant Explosion

Attorneys Fred Pritzker and Eric Hageman have filed a lawsuit against Swagelok Company, an Ohio parts manufacturing firm, on behalf of Eemou See and Sing See, her husband. Ms. See was severely burned in an explosion at the McNeilus Truck…

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Verla International Chemical Explosions Investigated

One man died and more than 125 people were injured November 20 when two chemical explosions ripped through Verla International, a cosmetics manufacturing facility in New Windsor, NY located about 55 miles north of New York City. William Huntington Risked…

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Verla International Explosions Injure Dozens, One Killed

Updated Information: Officials have released the name of the man who was killed. William Huntington died in the second Verla International explosion, having gone back into the building to look for survivors of the first explosion. On November 20, 2017,…

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Fire at Barclay Friends Senior Living Community

Fire lawsuit lawyers at Pritzker Hageman law firm are hoping there are no fatalities resulting from the fire at Barclay Friends Senior Living Community in West Chester, Pennsylvania. Several residents were hospitalized, and a few of the 132 residents have…

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Lawsuit against Speedway Involves Knolls Condo Explosion

The lawsuit against Speedway filed this month involves an October 20, 2017, explosion at Knolls condo complex in Willowbrook, Illinois, that injured 2 people, one of whom, Margaret Rice, was severely injured. Ms. Rice was doing laundry in one of the…

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After Madison Township House Explosion, Gas Leaks Detected

Columbia Gas has detected gas leaks in the Madison Township, Ohio neighborhood where a house exploded on November 6 killing Shelly Williams and injuring Stewart Bell. State investigators said preliminary findings indicated that the deadly explosion was related to a…