Rubble-from-house-explosion
Propane Leak Suspected in Fatal Claypool, IN House Explosion

A propane leak was the likely source of a fatal house explosion in Claypool, Indiana, in August, authorities have determined. Homeowner Kay Justis was killed by blunt force trauma she suffered in the August 25 explosion, at 4678 South, County Road…

Air ambulance helicopeter
Callaway County, MO Liquid Cattle Feed Explosion Injures 1, Kills 1

An explosion involving liquid cattle feed in Callaway County, MO killed one man and left another with serious injuries.  The explosion, at a farm on Friday, October 21, occurred as the product was being offloaded from a semi truck into a…

grief-grieving-memorial statue
2 Die in Newton County, MS House Explosion

Two people died when their home in Newton County, MS exploded around 7 p.m. on Saturday, October 22.  The blast that killed Billy Ray Alexander, 81, and Janelle Alexander, 78, and leveled their single-story brick home, could be heard from miles…

Rubble-from-house-explosion
Woman Suffers Severe Burns from House Explosion in Beverly, KS

A 57-year-old woman from rural Beverly, KS was hospitalized Wednesday after she suffered severe burns in a house explosion.  Authorities suspect there may have been a natural gas leak at the single-story home located at 647 N. 290th. The explosion,…

Fire, flames
Gas Leak Explosion Levels Portland Bagelworks, Injures Eight

Eight people were injured in a gas leak explosion that leveled a bagel shop in Northwest Portland Wednesday morning. The explosion occurred around 9 a.m. after a contractor working at a construction site near the intersection of NW 23rd Avenue…

Rubble-from-house-explosion
Port Clinton, OH House Explosion Injures 2

Two people were injured when a house in Port Clinton, Ohio exploded on Friday. The married couple who lived at the house, located in the 2600 block of East Harbor Road near state routes 163 and 53, was flown to…

Fire, flames
Gas Explosions 17 Years Apart Level Homes on Same Site in Romeoville, IL

Two people were injured in a gas leak that caused two homes to explode in Romeoville, IL on the same site where a 1999 gas leak explosion destroyed 40 homes and injured eight people. The explosion at a townhouse complex…