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Metal-Matic Explosion, Fire Injures 2 in Minneapolis

Two people were injured in an explosion and fire at a metal processing plant in Minneapolis’ Marcy-Holmes neighborhood this afternoon. The blast, which is believed to have originated in a metal dust collector at Metal-Matic Inc., located at 629 SE 2nd St., occurred around…

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East Chicago House Explosion Leaves One Man With Severe Burns

One man sustained severe burns to 60 percent of his body when an East Chicago house exploded and caught fire around 9:30 a.m. on June 9. Natural gas is a suspected sourced of the blast, but the investigation is still…

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Prince Frederick, MD House Explosion Hospitalizes 2

Two people are hospitalized after a house explosion in Prince Frederick, MD on May 28. William and Tacy Gash, the owners of the home located in the 4000 block of Sparkleberry Court, were inside the house when the blast occurred around…

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North Dakota House Explosion Injures 1, Propane Leak Suspected

A house explosion in Solen, North Dakota injured one man who was exiting the house when the blast occurred around 6:30 a.m. on May 27. Michael Meyer, a 63-year-old school bus driver and retired member of the U.S. Air Force, was…

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Husky is 2nd Major Explosion With Fluid Catalytic Cracking Unit as Source

The April 26 Husky Energy Superior Refinery explosion which sent 11 people in Superior, WI to the hospital and prompted city and county officials to declare a state of emergency, originated in the fluid catalytic cracking unit (FCCU) -the same piece…

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Husky Refinery Explosion: Lawyer Says Injured Deserve Justice

One day after an explosion and massive fire at Husky Superior Refinery that sent 11 people to the hospital and prompted city and county officials to declare a state of emergency, evacuation orders affecting thousands of people in Superior, Wisconsin…

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One Worker Dies, Another is Injured in Explosion at AVS in Ayer, MA

An explosion at AVS Inc. in Ayer, MA on March 23 injured two workers, one of whom later died. The explosion and its aftermath have shaken the small town about 40 miles northwest of Boston. AVS, or Advanced Vacuum Systems, makes custom…

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Propane Explosion at Hog Farm Near Kingsley, IA Injures 2

A propane explosion at a hog farm near Kingsley, IA this morning has left two people critically injured. Emergency responders were called to the scene at the 27552 Polk Avenue between Remsen and Kingsley – just east of Sioux City,…

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Tri-Chem Industries Explosion: 2 Injured, 1 Missing

Two people were injured and another is missing after an explosion yesterday at Tri-Chem Industries in Cresson, Texas. Dylan Mitchell, a 27-year-old father of one, has been missing since the blast occurred around 9:30 a.m. on March 15. His distraught brother Austin…

As Family Mourns, Investigators Search for Answers in Deadly Dallas House Explosion

As family and friends mourn the loss of 12-year-old Linda Rogers who was killed last week in a gas explosion that destroyed her home, investigators are searching for answers, how and why did this happen? Around 6:30 a.m. on February…

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Family: We Called Gas Company Twice Before Deadly Dallas House Explosion

In the weeks before the deadly Dallas house explosion that claimed the life of 12-year-old Linda “Michellita” Rogers, her family called the gas company twice about the smell of gas. The first time, Atmos Energy repaired a meter on the exterior of the…

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Gas Explosion Injures Three at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport

Three people were injured in a gas explosion at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport this morning. One of the workers sustained serious injuries and was airlifted to an area trauma center. The men were private contractors who were transferring compressed natural gas south…