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Westerville, OH Explosion Injures 3

Three people were injured in a June 18 explosion in the New Albany Village condominium complex in Westerville, OH. They suffered minor injuries and were able to walk out of the building. They were then taken to the hospital for…

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Cambria Rallies to Support Families of Didion Explosion Victims

About an hour northeast of Madison, WI, the food pantry in the tiny village of Cambria has been receiving so many donations that they had to temporarily relocate to the school. A few blocks away, at the National Exchange Bank,…

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Man Suffers Burns, Other Injuries in Piscataway, NJ House Explosion

A man suffered burns and other injuries when his home exploded in the early morning hours of June 11. “He was charred and it looked like projectiles had hit him in the face,” a witness told ABC News. The blast…

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Body of 3rd Employee Recovered From Didion Explosion Site

The body of Pawel Tordoff, 21, was recovered from the Didion Milling explosion site on Sunday. Duelle Block, 27, and Robert Goodenow, 53, were also killed in the May 31 blast. Eleven people were injured. Didion Milling, located in Cambria,…

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Didion Mill Explosion Kills 1, Others Missing and Injured

An explosion at Didion Milling in Cambria, Wisconsin last night killed one person and injured at least 11 others. Five of the injured were airlifted to the University of Wisconsin hospital in Madison. Hours after the explosion, two people were…

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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…

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Rainbow Fire Science Experiment Hospitalizes 6 TX Preschoolers

A science experiment meant to show a rainbow of flame colors to preschoolers at the Yellow School in Houston went awry last week injuring 12 children, six of whom were hospitalized. The children sustained burns when chemicals used in the…

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Chemical Safety Board Investigates Loy-Lange Explosion

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) is investigating the April 3 boiler explosion at Loy-Lange Box Co. in St. Louis that killed four people and injured three others. The explosion launched a 3,000-pound tank through Loy-Lange’s roof and sent it…

Why You Don’t Always Smell Gas Before an Explosion

The rotten egg smell most of us associate with natural gas is an additive meant to function as a warning: If you smell it, there is a problem. But sometimes there’s a problem – a life-threatening one, when you don’t…

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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,…