House Explosion Investigation
Man Dies in Propane Explosion Near Victor, ID

A man injured in a propane explosion near Victor, Idaho died at Teton Valley Hospital on Tuesday, March 12, 2019. Rodney Taylor suffered burn injuries from a blast on March 2 that occurred in a detached woodshop next to his…

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Propane Explosion at Hog Farm Near Kingsley, IA Injures 2

A propane explosion at a hog farm near Kingsley, IA this morning has left two people critically injured. Emergency responders were called to the scene at the 27552 Polk Avenue between Remsen and Kingsley – just east of Sioux City,…

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Injuries From Explosion at Modern Gas Sales in Pittston Pa.

An explosion this morning in Pittston Township, Pa. occurred when a tanker truck holding 3,500 gallons of liquid propane burst into flames.  The explosion at Modern Gas Sales on Glendale Road prompted first responders to issue an all call for available Luzerne…

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Q&A With a Top Burn Lawyer

Noted burn attorney Fred Pritzker answers questions about burn injury lawsuits stemming from fires and explosions. Q: What are the most common types of burn injuries you encounter? A: Well, burns can be grouped into four categories: thermal, chemical, electrical…

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Pool Technician Burned in Roland Park Propane Tank Explosion

A pool technician in the Baltimore suburb Roland Park sustained burns to the face when a leaking propane tank on a pool filter exploded. An explosion lawyer can investigate to find answers. Below are some questions that need answers: Did…

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House Explosion Injures 1 in Manassas, VA

A member of a work crew was severely injured in a house explosion in Manassas, VA on February 28. The home, located in the 11600 block of Kahns Road, was under construction and it is believed that the 6:50 a.m. explosion…

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First Student Bus Explosion Injures 1 in Rochester, MN

An employee at First Student, a transportation company in Rochester, MN, was injured and taken to the hospital when a propane-fueled bus exploded in a garage on February 17. Five people were in the garage, located at 2021 32nd Ave.…

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Man Dies in White County, GA House Explosion

A propane leak was the source of a February 3 house explosion in White County, GA that killed one man. Edgar Brummett, a Vietnam veteran who recently celebrated his 71st birthday, died when he went to check on a problem with…

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Propane Leak Suspected in Fatal Rico, CO House Explosion

A propane leak is the suspected source of a fatal home explosion in Rico, CO. One woman, 42-year-old Lisa Salliby, was killed in the explosion, which occurred at 4:30 p.m. on January 23. Two other people who live at the…

Heavy Snow on Propane Tanks Poses Danger

With winter upon us, homeowners and businesses with propane tanks should take care removing heavy snow, which can pose a fire and explosion risk, according to safety officials.  The warning comes too late for the owners of a vacation rental…

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Zavalla, TX Home Explosion Injures 2, Propane Leak Suspected

A house explosion in Zavalla, TX on January 17, 2017 seriously injured two people. Lyle and Elaine West were at their home, located at 279 Pleasure Drive, when something ignited a suspected propane leak setting off an explosion at about 6:15…

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Trailer Explosion Kills Baton Rouge Man

A Baton Rouge Man has died from injuries he sustained when his trailer exploded after he lit a cigarette. The explosion took place in the 2200 block of Park Circle around 2 a.m. on Sunday. Jason McNemar, 44, had been living…