Smoke Explosion
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,…

Black Smoke from Explosion and Fire
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…

Rubble-from-house-explosion
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…

Smoke Explosion
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…

Gas Explosion
Oklahoma Well Explosion Drilling Company Had Prior Fatal Accidents

Patterson-UTI, the company that was operating the Oklahoma gas well that exploded January 22 killing five people, has had prior fatal accidents. Over the last 10 years, 10 Patterson employees were killed in accidents at drilling sites in Colorado, New…

Pritzker Logo
Kentucky Tugboat Explosion Kills 3, Injures 6

Three people were killed and six others were injured when an explosion occurred on a tugboat in drydock at First Marine Dry Dock Boat and Barge Repair in Calvert City, Kentucky on January 19. A flash fire followed the explosion which…

Pritzker Logo
5 Missing After Oklahoma Gas Well Explosion

Five people are missing after a gas well owned by Red Mountain Energy of Oklahoma City exploded in eastern Oklahoma’s Pittsburg County around 8:45 a.m. this morning. The platform, erected just three weeks ago, was being operated by Houston-based sub-contractor…

Tank Explosion Fire
One Dead in Whitman, WV House Explosion

A Logan County, WV man was killed in an explosion at his home on January 10. First responders were called to the scene in the 4100 block of Whitman Creek Road in Whitman at 2:45 p.m. They arrived within 10…

Paint Booth Explosion
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…

Explosion
Lawsuit Filed against CenterPoint Energy for Explosion Wrongful Death

A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed against CenterPoint Energy on behalf of the family of a woman who died in the gas explosion at Minnehaha Academy in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Also named in the suit is Master Mechanical, a mechanical…

Colorado Finds 428 Leaking Pipelines Near Occupied Buildings

At least, 428 Colorado oil and gas pipelines located near residential areas are leaking, according to a new report by the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Committee (COGCC). Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper ordered a statewide review of pipelines within 1,000…