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Pipeline Explosion Lawyer

Virtually all of these explosions are predictable, preventable and inexcusable.Attorney Fred Pritzker Hi, my name is Fred Pritzker. I am a lawyer who helps people injured and the families of individuals killed by pipeline explosions involving…
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Explosion at Fireworks Facility in Roswell, NM Injures 12

Twelve firefighters were injured in an explosion at a fireworks facility in Roswell, NM on June 5.  Jeff Stroble, 46, and Robert "Hoby" Bonham, 36, suffered critical injuries from the blast, which occurred as the crew was boxing up fireworks…
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Sante Fe, TX Gas Explosion Injures 5

A gas explosion in Santa Fe, TX last night injured five people contract workers for CenterPoint Energy. A tower of flames that shot 15 to 20 feet in the air following the 6 p.m. blast that injured all five members of the Dayton Pipeline crew…
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Gas Plant Explosion at Hereford Ranch Plant Injures 3 in Weld County, CO

Three contract workers were injured in an explosion at Hereford Ranch Processing Plant in Grover, CO yesterday. Two were airlifted and one was transported by ambulance to Northern Colorado Medical Center for treatment of burn injuries. The workers…
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Jeffersonville House Explosion Kills 1, Injures 2 in Indiana

One person is dead and two others injured after a massive house explosion in the 900 block of Assembly Road, in Jeffersonville, IN on May 19. William Phillips, 50, was killed in the blast. His wife, Janet Phillips, 45,  remains hospitalized. …
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Dorrance Twp House Explosion Kills 2, Injures 1 in PA

Two people are dead after a May 17 explosion leveled their home located at 2165 Aberdeen Rd. in Dorrance Twp., PA. Ester Hedgepeth, 66, and her husband Eugene Hedgepeth, 77, were killed in the blast. Their son, Nathan Hedgepeth, 20, was injured…
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Woman Dies in Luzerne County Propane Leak Explosion, 1 Still Missing

A woman died in a propane leak explosion that leveled her family's home in Dorrance Township, PA. this morning. Her husband is still missing and her son was found injured. Officials say that two explosions took place at the home on the 2100…
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Second Man Dies After CRU Railcar Services Explosion in Elmendorf, TX

A second man has died from critical injuries he sustained in a May 10 explosion at CRU Railcar Services in Elmendorf, TX. Rogelio Noriega, 42, was impaled by a cable and sustained third-degree burns over 60 percent of his body when a tank car…
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Explosion at Georgia-Pacific Paper Mill in Muskogee, Injuries Reported

Five people were injured in an explosion at a Georgia-Pacific paper mill in Muskogee, Oklahoma around 10 p.m. last night.  Four people were transported to area hospitals for treatment of smoke inhalation and other explosion injuries.  One…
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Explosion During Tank Cleaning at CRU Railcar Services in TX Kills 1, Injures 5

An explosion at CRU Railcar Services in Elmendorf, TX while a tank was being cleaned on May 10 killed one employee and injured another. Gary Garza, 39, died in the explosion. Five others were injured including one man was severely injured when…
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Explosion During Tank Cleaning at Polar Service Center Injures 2 in MT

Two men who were cleaning a tanker truck at Polar Service Center in Lockwood, Montana were injured in an explosion on May 9, 2019. Jarred Berns, 44, of Billings and Josiah Coulimore, 23, both suffered second and third-degree burns to their hands,…
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Virginia Gas Station Explosion: Multiple Fatalities, Injuries

Four people are dead, three are injured and others are still missing after an explosion at the South River Market in Buena Vista, Virginia on May 10.  The explosion blew the roof off the station and shot an 80-foot tower of flames into the…
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Fire Marshal: Silicone Plant Explosion Heroes Died Saving Others

Waukegan Fire Marshal Steven Lenzi said the heroic efforts of the men who died in a May 3 explosion at AB Specialty Silicones saved the lives of their co-workers. Nine people were in the Waukegan, IL plant when something set off a massive explosion. Jeff…