Entries by Lauren

Woman Dies, Man Injured in Beaver Dam House Fire

An elderly woman died and her husband was injured in a house fire in Beaver Dam, WI on Thanksgiving Day. Firefighters arrived at the house at N7295 Watercress Lane at about 10:00 P.M. Eleanor “Ellie” Neumann (85) and Ruben Neumann (92) were found trapped in the basement. Local news reports that Eleanor was found near […]

Chemistry Class Explosion Burns High School Student in NC

A teenage girl was hospitalized after an explosion in her chemistry class in Greensboro, NC on Wednesday. Aimee Green, a Junior at Western Guilford High School, was admitted to the burn unit at Wake Forest Baptist Hospital for burns to her hair, face, chest, and arm after an experiment in her high school chemistry lab […]

Motor Home Fire Kills 1 Person and Injures Another in St. Paul, MN

A motor home fire in St. Paul, MN killed one person and injured another on Saturday. Firefighters found fire and smoke pouring out from the front of the vehicle when they arrived at the scene on Arundel St. and Cook Ave. around 10:30 PM. One person died inside the vehicle and another person escaped with […]

Teenage Girl Seriously Injured in Indiana Propane House Explosion

A teenage girl suffered serious burn injuries in a propane gas house explosion in South Whitley, IN last Friday. At the time of the blast, 16-year-old Summer West and her mother were both inside the house. The teen’s bedroom was located in the basement of the house, which is where the explosion started. “Her whole […]

Shawano County House Explosion Kills Third Man

A third man has now died in the Shawano County, WI house explosion that happened a month ago. Daniel Young (62) died from explosion injuries last Thursday at the UW Hospital in Madison, WI. The September 23rd explosion at a home in Grant, WI  claimed two other lives, Steve Verg (62) and Michael Suehring (64). […]

Milwaukee Duplex Fire Kills Woman and Man

A fire at a duplex on Milwaukee’s north side killed two people on Saturday. The fire broke out shortly after 6:00 AM at a duplex in the 3900 block of N 14th St, just south of West Capitol Drive. The victims, Clarence Murrell Jr. (60) and Patricia Colston (53), died at the scene. Colston was […]

Four People Injured in Brooklyn House Explosion

A house explosion in Kensington, Brooklyn injured four people on Monday. Just before 1:30 PM, an explosion took place on the first level of a two-story house at 820 Friel Place. A painter who had been working in the basement with paint thinner and other fluids suffered second-degree burns over 20% of his body. Falling […]

Oklahoma Man Dies in House Explosion, Granddaughter Injured

A house explosion caused by a gas leak last Thursday has left an Oklahoma man dead and his granddaughter seriously injured. Don Osteen and his three-year-old granddaughter Paetyn were eating lunch at their home in Maud when the explosion happened. Family says that Don, while suffering from serious burn injuries of his own, shielded Paetyn […]

Shawano County House Explosion Kills 2 Men, Seriously Injures 2 Others

A Shawano County house explosion and fire seriously injured four men on Monday. Among those injured included homeowner Steve Verg (62) and Michael Suehring (64), both of whom have sadly died. First responders arrived on the scene off County Road M and Verg Road in Grant, WI at about 4:00 PM. The explosion injured four […]

Iowa Man Dies in Hospital After House Explosion

An Iowa man died in the hospital after suffering burn injuries from a house explosion last month. Daniel Miller (39) of Preston, IA was alone in his home on the 3900 block of Highway 64 at the time of the explosion. Miller was able to exit the house when a passing truck called 911 for […]

Fatal House Fire and Explosion Kills One in Lake County, CA

A house fire and explosion killed one person in the Cobb Mountain area of Lake County, CA on Sunday. The fire started at around 3:30 PM at 11335 Airstrip Road near the town of Lower Lake. The fire destroyed the structure of the house and started to burn nearly one acre of vegetation. Firefighters who […]

Gas Line Explosion Injures 23 People at Shopping Mall in Plantation, FL

An explosion caused by a suspected gas line leak injured 23 people at a shopping mall in Plantation, FL on Saturday. The blast took place before 11:30 AM at a vacant PizzaFire restaurant, located next door to an LA Fitness. Two people were taken to Broward Health Medical Center for treatment of serious injuries, one […]