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Worcester, Vermont house explosion injured two

A Worcester, Vermont house explosion injured two people and destroyed the home on Sunday, March 3, 2019. David Garneau, 39, and Miranda Bador, 30, who lived in the home, both suffered burn injuries. They managed to crawl clear of the house, but Bador was badly burned. Garneau put her in a car and drove to […]

Update: Explosion in Hampton, Minnesota claims another life

A February 5, 2019 house explosion in Hampton, Minnesota has claimed another life. A house on the 2400 block of Lewiston Boulevard exploded, killing 56-year-old Theresa Ann Snoeyenbos, and severely burning her husband, 57-year-old Brian Suilmann. Tragically, Mr. Suilmann died of his injuries on Wednesday, February 20. The cause of the explosion is still under investigation. Fire […]

Williston, North Dakota Shop Explosion Injures Two People

A Williston, North Dakota shop explosion injured two people on Wednesday, February 13. According to Sergeant Detective Caleb Fry of the Williams County Sheriff’s Office, the explosion happened in the 5300 block of 151st Avenue NW. The two injured people were taken to CHI St. Alexius in Williston. Their medical condition is not yet known. Williston, […]

Propane Explosion in Chattahoochee Hills Kills One Person

A propane explosion in Chattahoochee Hills killed one person on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. The blast happened near the intersection of Cochran Mill Road and Cedar Grove Road in South Fulton County, Georgia. It was so strong that it broke windows in neighboring houses, set trees on fire, and was heard for miles. According to […]

Two Injured in Goose Island Explosion And Fire

Two people were injured in a Goose Island explosion and fire on Wednesday, January 30, 2019. A fire broke out at Sipi Metals Corporation, 1720 North Elston Avenue on Chicago’s north side. In a news report, CBS2 described the incident as an explosion in a metal melting furnace. Two workers, who had been working on […]

Clinton, IA Explosion at ADM Grains Kills Firefighter, Injures Another

A Clinton, IA explosion at ADM Grains has killed Lieutenant Eric Hosette of the Clinton Fire Department. He leaves behind a wife and young daughter. Lieutenant Hosette, 33, was rushed to Mercy Medical. Medical personnel tried to revive him, but could not. Firefighter Adam Cain was injured in the blast. Temporarily missing after the explosion, […]

Update: Husky Superior Refinery Explosion and Fire Investigation

In a “Factual Investigative Update: Husky Superior Refinery Explosion and Fire,” the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board released its findings on the explosion and fire that occurred on April 26, 2018 in Superior, Wisconsin. The report was issued in December, 2018. In its investigation, the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) […]

Update: A worker injured in MarkWest explosion has died

Update: A worker injured in MarkWest explosion has died. Jeffrey Fisher, of Salem, West Virginia, died of his injuries at UPMC-Mercy hospital in Pittsburgh. He was a contract worker employed by Energy Transportation, LLC, of Bridgeport, West Virginia. As reported in a previous story, published on December 16, 2018, an explosion at MarkWest Energy injured four […]

Mark West Energy explosion

MarkWest Energy explosion injured four in Pennsylvania A MarkWest Energy explosion injured four employees in Chartiers Township, Pennsylvania on December 14, 2018. The incident happened at the MarkWest Energy natural gas processing plant on Western Avenue in Houston, Pennsylvania. The explosion happened during routine maintenance procedures on two temporary tanks. A fire resulted from the […]