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1 Injured in Fountain Inn, SC House Explosion

After a house explosion in Fountain Inn, SC yesterday morning, Kenneth Rhodes was airlifted to an area hospital for treatment of burns and other injuries. A fire followed the blast. Kenneth Rhodes and Cheryl Nimmons were the only two…
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After Arrive Perimeter Explosion, Fuel Line Problems Discovered

Investigators found appliance and fuel line leaks at the Arrive Perimeter apartment complex in Dunwoody, GA days after an explosion injured four people. One person suffered a broken leg another sustained serious burn injuries in the blast that…
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Dunwoody Apartment Explosion Injures 4 in GA

Four people were injured when an explosion occurred at the Arrive Perimeter apartment complex in Dunwoody, GA yesterday afternoon.  One person suffered a broken leg and at least one other person sustained serious burn injuries in the blast…
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Gas Line Explosion in Coolidge Kills 2, Injures Another

A gas line explosion in Coolidge, Ariz. killed two people and severely injured another early Sunday. The Pinal County Sheriff's Office says a gas line break likely caused the blast at the rural farmhouse near SR 87 and East Randolph Road. Rosalina…
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One Dead in Tyrone House Explosion, 5 Hospitalized

One person died in a Tyrone, Pa. house explosion that left five others hospitalized with burn injuries. The deadly explosion happened around 1 p.m. on Monday. PNG was already at the scene on the 1300 block of Pennsylvania Avenue after receiving…
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Explosion Lawyer Eric Hageman Appears on WCCO-TV to Discuss Princeton Home Explosion and Gas Leaks

Pritzker Hageman explosion lawyer Eric Hageman appeared on WCCO-TV to discuss the ongoing problem of house explosions and gas leaks after a gas leak caused a deadly house explosion in Princeton, Minn.  The explosion happened after 85-year-old…
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West Bend House Explosion Injures 2, Likely Natural Gas

Two people were injured in a West Bend house explosion that investigators say was likely caused by natural gas. When first responders arrived on the scene at 3149 Norman Drive in Barton, the house was demolished. The 78-year-old homeowner and…
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Special Report: No Improvement in Pipeline Explosion Deaths

Gas pipeline explosions and fires in the United States kill 13 people a year, injure 57 others and cost tens of millions of dollars annually, according to public data collected and reviewed by Pritzker Hageman law firm. In the past 20 years…
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Plano House Explosion Injures 6, Likely Caused by Gas Leak

A Plano, Texas house explosion likely caused by a gas leak injured six people on Monday afternoon. The blast leveled the house on the 4400 block of Cleveland Drive and also damaged several nearby homes. Fire officials say an isolated gas leak…
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Greenwood Township House Explosion Leaves 1 Dead, I Injured in MN

One woman is dead and a man is seriously injured after a house explosion on Lake Vermillion in Minnesota. First responders were called to the home near the 1700 block of Everett Bay Road in Greenwood Township around 9:30 a.m. on October 27.…
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House Explosion in Pin Point Community Injures 3

A house explosion in the Pin Point Community of Chatham County injured three people early Monday. Although the cause is still under investigation, officials suspect a propane tank caused the house on 9913 Pin Point Avenue to explode. When…
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Cambridge House Explosion Injures 5

A Cambridge house explosion injured five people early Saturday. Isanti County dispatchers received several calls about the house explosion on the 33000 block of Hilary Circle Northeast. Neighbors told WCCO-TV that the impact of the blast caused…
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National Fire Prevention Week Highlights Smoke Alarm Safety to Prevent House Fires

House fires kill almost 3,000 people each year. Three out of five house fire deaths happen in homes without working smoke alarms. In homes with working smoke alarms, the risk of dying in a house fire cuts in half. Each year, the National…