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CSB Releases Timeline of AB Silicones Fatal Explosion

The Chemical Safety Board (CSB) has released a timeline of the events leading up to a May 2019 explosion at AB Specialty Silicones in Waukegan, IL that killed four people. The agency's investigation of the explosion is ongoing. The company…
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House Explosion Injures 2 in Lamar County, TX

A house explosion in Lamar County, TX has injured two people who were airlifted to area hospitals. The explosion, which destroyed the home on County Road 35460 in Chicota near Pat Mayse Lake, took place just after 9 p.m. on Januray 6.…
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Lawsuit: Gas Utility’s Neglect Led to Fatal KY House Explosion

Explosion attorneys at Pritzker Hageman have filed a lawsuit on behalf of the family of three people killed in a Wolfe County, KY house explosion. Filed in Wolfe Circuit Court in Kentucky, the suit alleges that Troublesome Creek Gas Corp. failed…
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Detroit Gas Explosion Injures 6

Six people injured in a gas explosion on Detroit's west side on January 4 were hospitalized for treatment of burn injuries and smoke inhalation. A dog now named Miracle was also injured in the blast but survived with a broken pelvis after being…
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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…
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Cedar-Riverside Apartment Fire Kills Five in Minneapolis High-Rise

Five people died and three others have been hospitalized after a fire broke out on the 14th floor of a high-rise apartment building in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood of Minneapolis this morning. Emergency crews were called to the scene at…
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Wolfe County, KY House Explosion Leaves 2 Dead, 4 Injured

A gas leak is the suspected source of a house explosion in Wolfe County, KY that left two people dead and four others injured. The house, located on Harvest Church Loop Road, was engulfed in flames after the blast which occurred around 3:30…
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Explosion at Dippin' Dots Facility Injures 4 in Paducah, KY

Four people were injured in an explosion at a Dippin' Dots manufacturing facility in Paducah, KY. The blast occurred last night around 11:40 p.m.  All four employees were hospitalized Dippin' Dots,  a frozen novelty treat, are made…
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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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CSB Releases Timeline of AB Silicones Fatal Explosion

The Chemical Safety Board (CSB) has released a timeline of the events leading up to a May 2019 explosion at AB Specialty Silicones in Waukegan, IL that killed four people. The agency's investigation of the explosion is ongoing. The company…
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House Explosion Injures 2 in Lamar County, TX

A house explosion in Lamar County, TX has injured two people who were airlifted to area hospitals. The explosion, which destroyed the home on County Road 35460 in Chicota near Pat Mayse Lake, took place just after 9 p.m. on Januray 6.…
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Lawsuit: Gas Utility’s Neglect Led to Fatal KY House Explosion

Explosion attorneys at Pritzker Hageman have filed a lawsuit on behalf of the family of three people killed in a Wolfe County, KY house explosion. Filed in Wolfe Circuit Court in Kentucky, the suit alleges that Troublesome Creek Gas Corp. failed…
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Detroit Gas Explosion Injures 6

Six people injured in a gas explosion on Detroit's west side on January 4 were hospitalized for treatment of burn injuries and smoke inhalation. A dog now named Miracle was also injured in the blast but survived with a broken pelvis after being…