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Neighbors Grieve and Worry After Firestone House Explosion

Neighbors and friends gathered in Settlers Park yesterday to take part in a memorial for Mark Martinez and Joseph (Joey) William Irwin III who died in a Firestone, CO house explosion on April 17. The close-knit community has rallied to…

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Family of Firestone House Explosion Victims “Focus on the Heroes”

In the wake of a deadly house explosion in Firestone, CO, the families of the victims are trying to focus on the heroes as the community rallies to provide support. Nearby construction crew honored for helping after Firestone house explosion…

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After Fatal Firestone House Explosion, Anadarko Shuts Wells

Investigators of an April 17 house explosion in Firestone, CO that killed two people and severely injured another say a well operated by Anadarko Petroleum Corporation is now part of their probe. The 24-year-old well, located 170 feet from the home,…

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3 Dead, 4 Hurt in Boiler Explosion at Loy-Lange Box Co. in St. Louis

Three people died and four others were injured when a boiler at Loy-Lange Box Co. in St. Louis, MO exploded this morning. The explosion sent the boiler, about the size of a van, rocketing up through Loy-Lange’s roof and crashing…