Entries by Carla

Hoisington House Explosion Injures 1 in Kansas

One person was injured in a house explosion in Hoisington, KS yesterday. A fire that followed the blast took about two hours to bring under control. Firefighters were called to the scene near the intersection of Main and Cheyenne streets, north of K-4 at around 5:00 p.m. When they arrived black smoke was pouring our […]

Zumbro Falls House Explosion Injures 1

One person suffered burns and was transported to the hospital after a house explosion in Zumbro Falls involving a water heater yesterday. The blast, which occurred just before 3:00 p.m., severely damaged the home located at 56501 U.S. Hwy. 63 . The water heater was located in the basement, when it exploded it blew a […]

House Explosion in Blue Sky Manor in Wurtsboro, NY Injures 1

A house explosion in the Blue Sky Manor mobile home park in Wurtsboro, NY left an 81-year-old man with serious burn injuries to over 50 percent of his body. The blast, which occurred just after 12 a.m. on June 23, leveled the home. The local fire chief said five neighbors who rushed to help the […]

Four Injured in Maumelle, AR Gas Explosion

Four people were injured in Maumelle, AK when a CenterPoint Energy crew was working to repair a ruptured gas line.  A construction crew ruptured the line while working near the intersection of Edgewood Drive and Windwood Lane this morning and called the fire department just after 10 a.m. The explosion occurred almost three hours later […]

Three Injured in Explosion at Troxel Co. in Moscow, TN

An explosion at Troxel Company in Moscow, TN yesterday injured three employees. All of them suffered severe burns.  Two were airlifted to a Memphis area hospital for treatment, the third was transported by ambulance. Troxel makes welded steel tubing and fabricated components. The explosion, which occurred around 2:20 p.m.,  originated in the company’s ventilation system, […]

Zionsville Explosion of Trailers Filled with Fireworks: 1 Dead, 1 Injured

An explosion in Zionsville, PA yesterday left one person dead and another badly injured. Authorities are still trying to determine what set off a series of explosions inside two tractor-trailers filled with fireworks that were parked on a property in the 8400 block of Orchard Road. Area residents said they heard the first blast around […]

Explosion at CNG Fueling Station in Riverside, CA Injures 2

An explosion at a CNG fueling station in Riverside, CA yesterday injured two people, one of them critically. Both of the people who were injured were transported by ambulance to an area hospital for treatment. The compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station located, located at 5961 Acorn St., is one of two in the city […]

2 Injured in Middletown, CT House Explosion Die

Two people who were injured in a Middletown, CT house explosion last week have died from their injuries. Authorities have not released their names. A total of four people were injured when the house at 1622 Saybrook Road exploded and caught fire around 6:20 a.m. on May 29. The fire marshal’s office is investigating what […]

Explosion in Middletown, CT Injures 4

An explosion and fire in Middletown, CT this morning injured four people who have been taken to the hospital. Firefighters were called to the scene on Saybrook Road around 6:20 a.m. There they found four people with injuries outside and transported them to Middlesex Hospital. There is no information yet on their status. The fire […]

Saylorville Lake Boat Explosion Injures 3 in Iowa

Three people were injured in a boat explosion on Saylorville Lake just north of Des Moines, Iowa on Memorial Day. Officials said eight people were aboard the boat when accumulated gas fumes ignited and the boat exploded in the late afternoon. Two people were treated for minor burns at the scene, the third victim sustained […]

Neighbors Rescue Veteran from Memorial Day Explosion in Berlin, CT

Neighbors rescued an 83-year-old Marine Corps veteran trapped in the flaming wreckage of his Berlin, CT home after it exploded on Memorial Day. A gas leak is the suspected source of the blast that leveled the home on Christian Ave. When the blast occurred around 11 a.m., neighbors ran to help. It took them several tries […]

Boat Explosion on Lake Eufaula in Oklahoma Injures 2

Two people were injured in a boat explosion on Lake Eufaula in Oklahoma on May 23 injured. One of them, Ashley Jansson, 36, of Kansas, sustained multiple burns, she is in critical condition at a Tulsa-area hospital. Johnny Marshall, 41, sustained burns to his arms, legs and head but he declined to receive treatment at […]