Entries by Carla

Two Dead After North Georgia House Explosion

After an explosion at their Blairsville, GA home, Ralph Norris Wood and Peggy Wood were both found dead inside. Authorities are still working to determine the cause of the blast which occurred around 8 am on May 2. Ralph Wood, 78 and Peggy Wood, 77, were the only people inside the Pauline Lane home at […]

Gas Line Rupture Causes San Antonio House Explosion That injures 1

A gas line rupture on San Antonio’s East Side caused a house explosion that left one person with serious burn injuries. Three people were inside the home located near the intersection of South Walters and Martin Luther King Drive when the blast occurred just before 11 pm on May 1. Two people who sustained minor […]

Riches Seeds Dust Explosion – 1 Injured, 1 Dead in Silverton, OR

One person is dead and another injured after a dust explosion at Riches Seeds in Silverton, OR on March 23. A three-alarm fire followed the 9 a.m. blast. When emergency responders arrived at the seed-cleaning facility, located in the 3000 block of Riches Road Northeast, the building was enveloped in flames and dark smoke. Fire […]

Evergreen Court Fire in Spring Valley, NY – 2 Dead, 13 Injured

One resident and one firefighter died in an early morning fire yesterday at Evergreen Court Home For Adults in Spring Valley, NY. Thirteen other residents were injured and are hospitalized. One of them is in critical condition. Located about 30 miles north of New York City, Evergreen Court offers assisted living, long-term care and continuing […]

Ryegate, MT Propane Explosion Kills 2, Injures 2

Curtis Allen Ronning and Christine Marie Debuff were killed in a March 5 propane explosion at their Ryegate, MT home.  Debuff and Ronning, owners of the Ryegate Bar and Café, smelled gas when they returned home from grocery shopping in Billings, according to KRTV.com. So, they turned off the propane supply valves, opened the  windows, […]

Propane Explosion at Agri Star in Postville, IA Injures 2

Contacta con un abogado en español Two people were injured in a propane explosion at the Agri Star meatpacking plant in Postville, IA yesterday. One of the men suffered facial burns, the other sustained injuries to his leg and chest. The explosion at the plant, located in the 200 block of North West Street, occurred […]

3 Injured in Springfield, VA Gas Line Explosion

Three members of a Washington Gas crew were injured in a gas line explosion that occurred while they were working to repair a leak in the 8500 block of Hooes Road in Springfield, VA. The explosion happened around 12:45 p.m. after a backhoe struck the line. Neighbors said flames shot 50 to 70 feet into […]

1 Injured, 1 Dead After Fire, Explosion at Roanoke, VA Home

A fire and explosion at a house in Roanoke, VA has left one person hospitalized and another dead. When emergency responders arrived at the house in the 2500 block of Larchwood Street NE at 6:45 p.m. last night, they found it engulfed in heavy smoke and flames. An explosion that occurred after they arrived blew […]

Oak Grove House Explosion Injures 1 in MN

A house explosion in Oak Grove, MN on December 18 left one man with serious injuries. He was rushed to Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids. Emergency responders who were called to the scene around 5:30 said the home, located in the 4400 block of 214th Avenue Northwest, was badly damaged. Officials have not yet determined […]

Omaha House Explosion Leaves 1 Dead, 2 Critically Injured

An Omaha house explosion this morning left one person dead and two others critically injured. Neighbors told local media they heard a loud boom at around 8:15 a.m., saw debris flying everywhere, and ran to help. The blast had leveled the home, located at  4810 S 51st St., and damaged two neighboring houses. A young […]

Explosion at Magellan Storage Facility in Corpus Christi Injures 7

Seven people were injured in an explosion at the Magellan refinery in Corpus Christi, four are in critical condition and one has been admitted to a burn center in San Antonio. The December 5th explosion occurred around 10: 00 a.m. when a fire broke out as a contract crew was working to clean and inspect […]

Gas Leak Causes Manatee County House Explosion, 3 Injured

Three people in Manatee County, FL were injured in a house explosion that occurred yesterday as crews worked to repair a gas leak. Firefighters had been working for hours with a crew from Tampa Electric Company (TECO) to repair a gas leak in the 2900 block of 9th Street West when the blast occurred around […]