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Burn injury lawyers hold apartment landlords accountable for explosions

Apartment explosions require fact-specific legal investigations of landlords to determine cause and liability, according to national explosion and burn lawyer Tariq Miller, an attorney for survivors of burn injuries. “Certainly there could…
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Rathdrum, ID House Explosion Injures 1

A Rathdrum, Idaho house explosion injured one man Thursday afternoon. Officials say a gas leak caused the house explosion after a contractor working in the front yard struck a gas line.  The blast happened about an hour and a half after…
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Mobile Home Explosion Kills 1 in Amherst Township, OH

A mobile home explosion killed one woman in Amherst Township, Ohio, Wednesday afternoon. After receiving a 911 call about a mobile home explosion at Westwood Estates, the Lorain County Sheriff's Office dispatched first responders to the scene.…
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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…
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Dallas Apartment Explosion Injures 8

A Dallas apartment explosion injured eight people Wednesday morning, including four firefighters. The explosion happened while firefighters were investigating a gas leak at Highland Hills Apartments in the 5700 block of Highland Hills Drive. When…
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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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2 Killed in Hopkins House Explosion

Two people were killed when their house in Hopkins exploded this morning. Herb and Sharon Vassar (85, 83) were the only ones inside the home located in the 200 block of N. 21st Avenue when the blast occurred at about 10:15 this morning. Investigators…
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Report: Husky Energy Officials Knew of Issues Before Refinery Explosion

Officials at Husky Energy had known for 10 years that there was a problem with the valve identified by the Chemical Safety Board (CSB) as the likely source of a massive explosion at the Superior, WI refinery in 2018, according to a Wisconsin…