Entries by Carla

Report: Husky Energy Officials Knew of Issues Before Refinery Explosion

Officials at Husky Energy had known for 10 years that there was a problem with the valve identified by the Chemical Safety Board (CSB) as the likely source of a massive explosion at the Superior, WI refinery in 2018, according to a Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR) report based on 1,300 pages of documents obtained from […]

1 Dead, 2 Injured, Child Missing after House Explosion in Flint, MI [Updated]

UPDATED November 30 to include more recent information about the victims. Two people are dead and one remains hospitalized after a house explosion in Flint, MI. Emergency responders were called to the scene in 3900 block of Hogarth Avenue around 9:30 p.m.on November 22. When they arrived, they found three houses on fire and flaming […]

Greenwood Township House Explosion Leaves 1 Dead, I Injured in MN

One woman is dead and a man is seriously injured after a house explosion on Lake Vermillion in Minnesota. First responders were called to the home near the 1700 block of Everett Bay Road in Greenwood Township around 9:30 a.m. on October 27. When they arrived, they found the man who owns the house in […]

1 Injured in Fountain Inn, SC House Explosion

After a house explosion in Fountain Inn, SC yesterday morning, Kenneth Rhodes was airlifted to an area hospital for treatment of burns and other injuries. A fire followed the blast. Kenneth Rhodes and Cheryl Nimmons were the only two people inside the home when the explosion occurred around 7:15 a.m. In an interview with 7News, […]

After Arrive Perimeter Explosion, Fuel Line Problems Discovered

Investigators found appliance and fuel line leaks at the Arrive Perimeter apartment complex in Dunwoody, GA days after an explosion injured four people. One person suffered a broken leg another sustained serious burn injuries in the blast that occurred just before 1:30 p.m. on September 12.  They were taken to Grady Memorial Hospital. In the […]

Dunwoody Apartment Explosion Injures 4 in GA

Four people were injured when an explosion occurred at the Arrive Perimeter apartment complex in Dunwoody, GA yesterday afternoon.  One person suffered a broken leg and at least one other person sustained serious burn injuries in the blast that occurred just before 1:30. Fire officials told FOX5 News that a gas leak is the suspected […]

Grain Elevator Explosion Injures 1 in New Ulm, MN

One person was injured in an explosion at the Farmer’s Co-op of Hanska’s Burdick Elevator n New Ulm, MN last night. Emergency responders were called to the scene in the 200 block of North Water Street at around  6:30 p.m. The injured person was transported to an area hospital. Investigators from the New Ulm Fire […]

Lyons, Kansas House Explosion, One Man Dead

One man is dead after a May 27 house explosion in Lyons, Kansas.  A fire followed the blast which occurred just after 11:30 p.m. The man, whose name has not yet been released, was the only person inside the home, located in the 300 block of Meadowlark Drive. Neighbors said the man was in his […]

Pompano Beach Shopping Plaza Gas Explosion, One Person Hospitalized

One person was hospitalized with serious burns after a May 10 explosion at a Pompano Beach, FL shopping plaza. Fire officials told local media that they had received a call several days earlier about a gas leak at the shopping center, located in the 1400 block of Atlantic Boulevard, and were able to cap it. […]

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 […]