Legionella Pneumophila Testing
Summit Greens Spa Focus of Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak Investigation in Clermont, FL

Three cases of Legionnaires’ disease are associated with the pool and spa at Summit Greens, a residential community for people 55 and over, located in Clermont, FL, just outside of Orlando. There are over 700 homes, according to the Florida…

Faultless Linen Loy Lange Explosion
CSB: Loy-Lange Tank in Fatal Explosion Had History of Leaks

The boiler tank that exploded killing four people at two St. Louis companies on April 3 had a history of leaks, according to a report by the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) which is investigating the incident. The explosion, which released…

Car Truck Crash Weight
Michigan Families Mourn 3 Killed in Semi-Truck Crash

Sara Miller of Milford, Michigan, has become the third person to die from a semi-truck crash caused when the truck’s driver failed to stop as he approached traffic that was backed up due to construction. The 18-wheeler plowed into nine…

Semi Trucks on Road
Semi-truck Death of Ohio Airman is a Roadside Tragedy

An Ohio Air National Guard Airman is being remembered in North Toledo as a loving father and family man who had recently returned home from an overseas deployment in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel. At 21 years of age, he…

Mobile Homes
3 Children Die in Carrington, ND Fire, Father in Twin Cities Burn Unit

Three children died and three others were injured in a mobile home fire in Carrington, ND on February 25. Alex Tufte, 11, Melody Tufte, 8, and Spencer Tufte, 7, perished when their home, located in the Westside Trailer Court, was…

18 Wheeler Trucks
Semi Truck Driver Kills Kansas Family in Head-on Crash

Community members in and around Dodge City, Kansas, are raising thousands of dollars for the surviving family of a woman and her four children after a tragic semi-truck crash ended their lives. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported that the head-on crash…

Semi Trailer Accident
Court Case Against Tractor-Trailer Driver in Missouri Truck Crash Death

A manslaughter charge has been filed against a tractor-trailer driver involved in a fatal Missouri truck accident. According to a report filed by two troopers for the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the semi-truck crashed into and then landed on a Ford F-150…

Dust Explosion Fire
Grain Dust Explosions Decrease But Fatalities Increase in 2016

In 2016, the number of grain dust explosions hit a 10-year low, but fatalities were reported for the first time since 2013, according to a new report from the Purdue University’s Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering. Five grain dust explosions last…

Fire Fighters
Man Dies in Duluth House Fire

A house fire in Duluth, MN has claimed the life of one man early this morning. Firefighters responding to the call just after midnight arrived to find the home, located in the 4500 block of Cooke Street, fully engulfed in…

Hay Bales
Falling Semi Truck Cargo Spills, Kills Oncoming Driver

A man from Portland, Oregon, was only 31 years old when the semi-truck he was driving in Idaho struck hay bales that had fallen into his path from another tractor-trailer rig. The time was 11:50 a.m. on February 9, 2017, when…

Fire Fighters
Medina, OH Apartment Explosion: Parents Injured, Their Son, 18, Dies

An 18-year-old man who was bedridden died in a fire after an explosion in a Medina, OH apartment building. His parents suffered severe burns trying to save him. Firefighters were called to the scene just after 3:15 a.m. on February…

3 Killed, 7 Injured in PCA Explosion in Deridder, LA

Three men died and seven others were injured in an explosion at Packaging Corporation of America (PCA) in DeRidder, LA on February 8. William Rolls Jr., 32; Jody L. Gooch, 40; and Sedrick Stallworth, 42  died in an explosion that occurred while their contract…