Aging Network Poses Risks, Pipeline Explosion Lawyer Says

The advanced age of America’s petroleum and hazardous materials pipeline network poses huge risks for crews who work on the pipelines, citizens who live near them and the environment that surrounds them, according to Fred Pritzker, a pipeline explosion lawyer.…

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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…

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Duplex Explosion Kills 4, Injures 5 on Pine Ridge Reservation, SD

Four people died and five others were injured when a duplex on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota exploded on Thursday. The tenants smelled propane gas and were searching for a leak just before the explosion wich occurred at…

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Boat Explosion at Cass Lake Dry Dock Marina

A boat explosion in Waterford Township injured three teenage girls. The explosion happened at the Cass Lake Dry Dock Marina in Waterford, located about 30 miles northeast of Detroit. An employee at the marina mistakenly pumped some gas into the…

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8 Injured in Gas Explosion at Entergy Plant

Eight people were injured in a high-pressure gas line explosion at Entergy Corporation’s Michoud plant in New Orleans, Louisiana. One man was trapped in a 10-foot-deep trench, his body covered with debris, his face in the mud. Firefighters got his…

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Flower Branch Apartment Explosion Investigated

A gas leak may have been the cause of a deadly explosion at an apartment complex. Seven bodies have been found at the site of an apartment explosion in Silver Spring, Maryland. Authorities believe these are 7 of the 8…

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Split in Gas Pipe Suspected Cause of Explosion That Killed One and Injured 3 Others

On June 19, 2016, one man died and three others were burned, two severely, in an explosion near Watford City, North Dakota. the men where working on a workover rig, which is used for oil well maintenance. The preliminary investigation…

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Gas Explosion in Salem Township

On April 29, 2016, at around 8 a.m., a natural gas pipeline explosion created a massive fireball in Salem Township, Pennsylvania. One man was severely burned. He was in his home when he heard the blast, which was 500 yards…

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Explosion and Fire Severely Burns Construction Worker

A gas line explosion in Maryville, Illinois, severely injured a construction worker, who suffered burns on over 70% of his body (St. Louis Today). The explosion happened at a construction site for a new subdivision called Villas of Nottingham, which…

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Ice Shack Explosion Severely Burns White Bear Lake, MN, Man

An 18-year-old from White Bear Lake, Minnesota, was severely burned when his ice shack exploded on Friday. Burn treatments are extremely expensive. There is a Go Fund Me page set up for those who want to help pay medical expenses…

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House Explosion and Fire in La Paloma Kills 2

Nine people ages one to 66 were hospitalized after a house exploded on Christmas day. Two of the nine tragically died on Saturday. Both had burns covering over 90% of their bodies. Two others were critically injured, including the baby.…

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Can I Sue for a Gas Line Explosion During Excavation?

Yes, you may have the right to sue a company for a gas line explosion caused by a mistake during excavation if you or a loved one was severely injured. If a family member died in the gas line explosion, you…