Entries by Carla

Washburn, MO House Explosion Injures 5

Five family members were injured in a house explosion on November 4 in Washburn, Missouri. A fire following the blast consumed the home located about 20 miles northeast of Pea Ridge. Investigators have not yet determined the source of the explosion but propane-fueled appliances are suspected. There were seven people inside the home at the […]

Propane Leak Caused Fatal House Explosion in Marshall, MN

A propane leak caused by a damaged supply line was the source of a house explosion in Marshall, MN that killed Gail and Nancy Schipansky, an investigation by the State Fire Marshall’s Office has determined. A spark from the dryer ignited a buildup of gas in the basement of the home. The leak was likely […]

House Explosion in Lincoln County, WI Injures 2

Two people in Lincoln County, WI were airlifted to a hospital after suffering severe injuries in a house explosion yesterday. The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office has determined that a furnace was the cause of the explosion that occurred near the town of Russell around 3:30 p.m. The people injured are the owners of the property. […]

Montezuma, OH House Explosion – 1 Woman Dies, Another Goes Into Labor

A woman died when her Montezuma, Ohio house exploded on October 11 and her pregnant neighbor, who was struck by flying debris, went into labor. Rose McClurg, 72, was killed in the explosion that knocked her house off of its foundation and sent debris flying. A fire that followed the blast consumed what remained of the […]

Davidson, NV Propane Explosion – 2 Airlifted to Wake Forest Burn Center

Two people who suffered injuries after a propane explosion at a house in Davidson, NC on October 9 were airlifted to Wake Forest Burn Center.  An update on their current condition has not been released. The explosion occurred just after 12 p.m. at the house located the 11600 block of Mooresville Road. An investigation is […]

Oklahoma City House Explosion Injures Family, 1 Girl is Dead

A young girl has died and the rest of her family is hospitalized after a house explosion in Oklahoma City this morning. Officials say propane is the likely source of the blast that occurred just before 7 a.m. leveling the home located in the 8000 block of Northeast 139th Street. Fire did not follow the […]

Ellinger, TX House Explosion Injures 2, Propane is Suspected Source

Two people were severely injured in an Ellinger, TX house explosion yesterday. Investigators believe propane may have been the source of the blast which occurred around 6:41 a.m. leveling the home located on Grover Street. Neighbors who heard the blast rushed to help. The injured people were airlifted to Dell Seton in Austin. An investigation […]

Well Site Explosion in Howard County, TX Injures 3

Three people were injured in a well site explosion in Howard County, TX yesterday. The blast occurred around 3:30 p.m. at a well site near County Road 40 and County Road 15. Two of the injured people were transported by ambulance to Scenic Mountain Medical Center, the third person was airlifted to a hospital in […]

Man Smelled Gas Before Fatal Newton County, MO Explosion

The 40-year-old man who died in a Newton County, MO house explosion on August 31 called the company that had installed gas lines that day to say he smelled gas and was told that was normal, his pastor told KOAM News. Shortly after the call, John Schofield went to prepare dinner, turned on the burner on the […]

North Memphis House Explosion Injures Family of 7

Three adults and four children were injured in a house explosion in North Memphis last night. All seven members of the family were hospitalized with second and third-degree burns. The children are receiving treatment at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, the adults were transported to Regional One Medical Center. The explosion at the house, located at […]

Newton County, MO Explosion Leaves 1 Dead, Gas Leak Suspected

A gas leak is the suspected source of a house explosion in Newton County, MO that has left one person dead. The blast occurred around 11:30 p.m. last night. It completely destroyed the house which was located near the intersection of Skylark Dr. and Quince Rd. An investigation into the source of the explosion is ongoing […]

Marshall House Explosion Leaves 1 Injured, 1 Dead

A woman has been hospitalized and a man has died after a house explosion in Marshall, MN this morning. The blast occurred just after 6:30 this morning at the house located in the 2800 block of Highway 19. Emergency responders transported the woman to Avera Marshall Medical Center. The man was pronounced dead at the […]