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West Virginia House Explosion Injures 2, Propane Leak Suspected

A propane leak is the suspected source of a house explosion in Charles Town, WV yesterday that injured two people. Owners of the home in the Cloverdale neighborhood had been experiencing problems with their propane heating system and called…
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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,…
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Siloam Springs, AR Gas Explosion Injures 1

An explosion in Siloam Springs, AR injured one member of a crew working to remove an underground gas tank at a defunct gas station. The October 28 explosion occurred around 11:40 a.m as the crew worked to remove the tank from the station that…
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OSHA Fines AB Silicones $1.5M after Explosion Killed 4

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has fined AB Specialty Silicones, Waukegan, IL $1.5 million for 12 willful federal safety violations after a May 3,  2019 explosion killed four employees. The…
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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…
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Schooners Lobster Fest Propane Explosion Injures 4 in Panama Beach, FL

A propane explosion at Schooners restaurant in Panama Beach, FL injured four people who were attending Lobster Fest on October 20. The Bay County Sheriff's office said a faulty propane tank valve was the cause of the explosion, according to…
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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…
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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 …
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Explosion at Cargill Plant in Kansas Injures 2

An explosion at a Cargill Inc. plant in Dodge City, Kansas on October 17 left two employees with serious burn injuries. The explosion occurred around 3 a.m. in a stand-alone building at the sprawling beef packing plant where up to 5,200 cattle…
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West Virginia House Explosion Injures 2, Propane Leak Suspected

A propane leak is the suspected source of a house explosion in Charles Town, WV yesterday that injured two people. Owners of the home in the Cloverdale neighborhood had been experiencing problems with their propane heating system and called…
Medical and hospital corridor defocused background with modern laboratory (clinic)

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,…
Fire truck at a fire

Siloam Springs, AR Gas Explosion Injures 1

An explosion in Siloam Springs, AR injured one member of a crew working to remove an underground gas tank at a defunct gas station. The October 28 explosion occurred around 11:40 a.m as the crew worked to remove the tank from the station that…
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OSHA Fines AB Silicones $1.5M after Explosion Killed 4

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has fined AB Specialty Silicones, Waukegan, IL $1.5 million for 12 willful federal safety violations after a May 3,  2019 explosion killed four employees. The…