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Gas Explosion at Murray State University Dorm Injures 1

A natural gas explosion on June 28 at Murray Sate University, in Murray, Kentucky has injured one person. Dakota Fields, a 26-year-old residence hall director was injured in the blast which occurred just before 5 p.m. Fields, the only person…

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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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Marengo, IL House Explosion Injures 2, Damages 50 Homes

A massive house explosion in Marengo, IL injured two people, leveled two homes and damaged at least 48 others leaving 19 of them uninhabitable. The injured were taken to Centegra Hospital-Woodstock where they were treated for minor burns and released.…

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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…

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…

House Fire
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 Injured in Natural Gas Explosion on Chicago’s East Side

In April of 2017, an apartment explosion and fire in Chicago injured three people. Owners of rental property are generally responsible for harm caused by an explosion and fire. In addition, if separate company is managing the building, that company…

Speeding Driver Caused Car Crash in City
Car Explosion Near Matheson Gas in Manchester, NH Injures 3

Three people were injured when a car exploded near Matheson Industrial Gases in Manchester, NH this morning. Authorities say a leak from one of two canisters of pressurized gas the car was carrying is the likely source of the explosion which…

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Kettering House Explosion Injures 3, Gas Leak Suspected

A gas leak is the suspected source of a house explosion in Kettering, OH that injured three people on March 27.  A fourth person inside the home, located in the 400 block of Pamela Sue Drive, was unharmed when the 11:45…

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Idaho Couple Critically Injured When Church Boiler Explodes

An Idaho couple sustained life-threating injuries when a boiler at First Congregational United Church of Christ exploded March 21. The husband and wife were taken to Port Neuf Medical Center where they were stabilized before being airlifted to the University of…