Entries by Carla

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 […]

Aiken County, SC House Explosion – 1 Person Sustains Severe Burn Injuries

One person sustained severe burn injuries when a house in Aiken County, SC exploded on August 22. Danna Fox, the resident’s sister, told 12 on Your Side News that her brother suffered 2nd and 3rd-degree burns to more than 90 percent of his body but is in stable condition. The explosion occurred just after 4:00 […]

Oshkosh House Explosion Injures 1, Gas is Suspected Source

Natural gas is the suspected source of a house explosion in Oshkosh, WI that injured one person who has been hospitalized. The blast, which occurred around 5:30 yesterday afternoon, caused an exterior wall of the home to collapse. The house is located near Merrill Middle School. at the corner of West Custer Ave. and Kentucky […]

House Explosion Near Joliet, IL Injures 3

Three people were injured, one of them critically, when a house exploded in Joliet, IL yesterday. Yvonne and Randy Hadden, who lived in the house located in the 2200-block of East Washington Street, were outside gardening when the blast occurred just before 3:00 p.m. yesterday. A neighbor was injured by flying debris. All three were […]

House Explosion in Meade County, Ky Injures 4

Four people were injured in an August 13 house explosion in Meade County, KY. Melissa Swartz (53), her son Daniel Swartz (21) his nephew (11) and his stepdaughter (8) were all inside the home located on Old Ekron Road when the blast occurred around noon. All four were hospitalized. The 11-year-old boy has been released. The […]

Baltimore Gas Explosion – Multiple Critical Injuries, 1 Death Reported

Multiple injuries and one fatality have been reported after a gas explosion involving multiple row houses in  Northwest Baltimore this morning. The explosion in the 6500 block of Reisterstown Rd trapped several people beneath the rubble. Firefighters dug through the debris by hand to rescue three people.  All of them were transported to area hospitals […]