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Waldoboro, ME Propane House Explosion Leaves Father, Son With Severe Burns

A father and son suffered third-degree burns when a propane leak caused a house explosion in Waldoboro, ME on June 14. Robert Keefe, 59, and his son, Ryan Keefe, 29, both from Dracut, MA were repairing the home on 1038 Dutch Neck…

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Roswell GA Rental House Explosion Hospitalizes 2 With Severe Burns

After a rental house exploded in Roswell, GA, two young men are in the ICU at Grady Memorial Hospital with second-degree and third-degree burns over 50 percent of their bodies. Roommates Win Reid, Brendan Morton and Pat Sammons, all in…

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Tri-Chem Industries Explosion: 2 Injured, 1 Missing

Two people were injured and another is missing after an explosion yesterday at Tri-Chem Industries in Cresson, Texas. Dylan Mitchell, a 27-year-old father of one, has been missing since the blast occurred around 9:30 a.m. on March 15. His distraught brother Austin…

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Bronx Apartment Fire Injures 23, Days After Deadly Blaze

Twenty-three people were injured, four of them critically, when fire swept through a four-story Bronx apartment building early this morning. More than 200 firefighters battled the seven-alarm fire at 1547 Commonwealth Ave which began in a first-floor furniture store around 5:30…

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Couple Dies, 2 Children Injured in Hibbing House Fire

Two people died and two children were injured when a house in Hibbing, MN caught fire in the early morning hours of December 26. Five people were inside the home located in the 200 block of 42nd Street E. when the…

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New Haven Condo Fire Hospitalizes 6

Six people were injured October 8, when an early-morning fire ripped through a condo complex in New Haven, CT. A 61-year-old woman who sustained second and third-degree burns was rushed to The Connecticut Burn Center at Bridgeport, the state’s only…

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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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Tampa Electric Power Plant Explosion Kills 2, Injures 4

An explosion at Tampa Electric Co.’s Big Bend Power Station in Apollo Beach, Florida yesterday killed two people and critically injured four others. The crew of six, which included one employee and five contract workers, was performing routine maintenance on a…

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Fifth Worker Dies After Didion Mill Explosion in Cambria, WI

A fifth man has died from injuries he sustained in a May 31 explosion at Didion Milling in Cambria, WI. Carlos “Charly” Nunez died Friday, June 23 at the University of Wisconsin Hospital in Madison burn unit, where he had…

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2 Dead, 3 Injured in Flash Fire at Jasper, AL Car Dealership

Two people are dead and three others remain hospitalized after a June 13 flash fire at Carl Cannon Chevrolet in Jasper, Alabama. The five employees were cleaning the oil pit in the express lube center when the incident occurred around…

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Cambria Rallies to Support Families of Didion Explosion Victims

About an hour northeast of Madison, WI, the food pantry in the tiny village of Cambria has been receiving so many donations that they had to temporarily relocate to the school. A few blocks away, at the National Exchange Bank,…

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Body of 3rd Employee Recovered From Didion Explosion Site

The body of Pawel Tordoff, 21, was recovered from the Didion Milling explosion site on Sunday. Duelle Block, 27, and Robert Goodenow, 53, were also killed in the May 31 blast. Eleven people were injured. Didion Milling, located in Cambria,…