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After Fatal Firestone House Explosion, CO Revamps Pipeline Rules

Five months after a house explosion in Firestone, Colorado killed two people and seriously injured another, state regulators have published a schedule for the revision of pipeline standards that begins with the first of two stakeholder meetings today and concludes…

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Lincoln Natural Gas Explosion Injures 2, Damages 43 Homes

Natural gas is the suspected source of a massive house explosion in Lincoln, Nebraska that critically injured two people yesterday afternoon. The blast, which occurred near the intersection of 77th Street and Old Cheney Road around 4:30 p.m., was so powerful…

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Explosion Lawsuit FAQ

The explosion attorneys at Pritzker Hageman represent clients nationwide and have won multiple settlements over $10 million for clients who suffered serious injuries from explosions. Here, our lead lawyers for these cases, Fred Pritzker and Eric Hageman, answer the questions they are…

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Why the NTSB is Investigating the Minnehaha Academy Explosion

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has joined the investigation of a natural gas explosion at Minnehaha Academy in Minneapolis that killed two people and injured nine others yesterday. A rapid response team from the federal agency charged with determining…

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2 Dead, 9 Injured After Minnehaha Academy Explosion

Two people are dead and nine are injured after a natural gas explosion at Minnehaha Academy in Minneapolis this morning,  A mechanical crew from Master Mechanical Inc. of Eagan was performing work on the school’s boiler when, at around 10:30,…

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Manor Township House Explosion Kills 1, Injures 3

One person died and three others were injured after a massive gas explosion in Manor Township, Pennsylvania. The July 2 blast was so powerful that it leveled one home, damaged four others so badly that they were condemned and rendered…

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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…